RevIgniter & current on-rev LiveCode server version

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Sun May 19 16:24:16 EDT 2013


Thanks  Ralf - I've now got a revIgniter instance installed safely in its own folder in my doc-root, outside of the public_html web-root and accessible from both my on-rev account web-root and a specific folder within one of my add-on domains.

This on-rev set-up required settings somewhat different from the installation guide, which I'll share, in case it helps others reading the archive…

To enable your on-rev account with revIgniter:
Install the zip file contents into a sub-folder in your on-rev home folder, such as '/home/accountName/revIgniter' - retaining the top-level folder, to keep everything together, perhaps rename this to 'revIgniter' or similar;
Optionally, for added security, rename the system sub-folder, such as 'foo';
Move the index.lc to your public_html web-root and edit it:
System folder name: /home/accountName/revIgniter/foo
Application Folder name: /home/accountName/revIgniter/foo/application
Open URL accountName.on-rev.com to test revIgniter starts

Access revIgniter from an add-on domain:
Move/copy index.lc to the required folder;
Edit Base Site URL in /home/accountName/revIgniter/foo/application/config/config.lc to the URL of your add-on domain's folder. 

Now, time to start playing!
Best,
Keith..
  
On 19 May 2013, at 17:57, Ralf Bitter <rabit at revigniter.com> wrote:

> 
> On 19.05.2013, at 16:51, Keith Clarke <keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> Thanks for resending, Ralf - though I did see your original yesterday(?!?) 
>> 
>> Following your advice, I've been able to access revIgniter from myName.on-rev.com/index.lc by installing the contents of the zip file into my docroot myname.on-rev.com.
>> 
>> For this, I had to edit index.lc as follow:
>> system = /home/myName/revIgniter/system
>> application - /home/myName/revIgniter/system/application
> 
> If you don't move or rename any of these folders there is
> no need to modify index.lc. The location of these folders
> are relative to the directory where your index.lc is located
> independent of how deep your revIgniter folder is nested.
> 
>> 
>> This is great but I want to use revIgniter from a sub-folder of one of my add-on domains and I'm getting 404 errors at URL URL http://myDomain.com/myFolder/index.lc which resolves to folder /home/myName.on-rev.com/public_html/myDomain/myFolder 
>> 
>> I'm not sure if this is a problem with path definitions in the index.lc file in the sub-domain folder (currently the same as above) and/or access permissions. 
>> 
>> Maybe I need a .htaccess file or something on my subdomain to be able to access revIgniter folders / files 'above' the add-on domain's web root 'up' to my account's docroot.
>> 
>> Any ideas gratefully received.
>> Best,
>> Keith..
> 
> In this case all you have to do (really) is to define the "Base Site URL"
> in your configuration file like:
> 
> put "http://myDomain.com/myFolder/" into gConfig["baseUrl"]
> 
> It is at the top of the configuration file in system/application/config/config.lc
> 
> Check your installation using an URL like:
> 
> http://myDomain.com/myFolder/index.lc
> 
> 
> The next thing to do is to get rid of the need to include "index.lc" in your URIs.
> This is explained in detail in the user guide.
> 
> 
> Best
> 
> Ralf




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