Wiki Testing/ServerInstallationGuideFootnotes

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  • The actual directory name, or whether the CGI programs are kept in a particular directory (or named with a particular convention) is another detail of the specific web server and configuration used. The web server might refer to the directory as the ScriptAlias directory, as it does with Apache.
  • When you fill out some HTML form, you are usually sending data in a "POST" request. When you type a URL into your web browser, this is a "GET" request. HTTP servers can respond to both kinds of request.
  • This is not shown in this illustration, but it would follow a question mark in the URL, like this:[0:180][0:45]. For more information about constraint expressions, see The DODS Quick Start Guide or The OPeNDAP User Guide.
  • A user has contributed examples for this. Go to and click on "Resources."
  • The user is yet another configurable feature. For the Apache server, you can look for a line in the configuration file specifying the user, using the keyword User. On my machine, where httpd runs as nobody, it looks like this: User nobody.
  • ...also tested on Apache 2.0.40, 07/25/03 jhrg
  • Brock Murch <> worked out some thorny configuration details for securing the Apache/DODS/OPeNDAP combination.
  • `$prefix' is `/usr/local/' unless you built the server from source code and specified a different root directory for its installation.
  • We have reports that our Java DAP libraries work with versions as old as 1.2. jhrg 10/13/05.