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    Aleph is Unable to contact the PDS server though the pds URL is OK

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph

    Description:
    In the www_server.log the following error appears:
    execlp: No such file or directory
    Error: URL did not return 200. PDS server down? <pds_url>

    When entering the pds_url in the browser - it is OK and the Aleph server can reach the PDS server via telnet / wget.



    Resolution:

    When Aleph tries to contact the PDS server, it uses the check_url.pl script that is located in $aleph_ext.
    Make sure that the first line in this script exists and directs to the correct location:

    > head -1 check_url.pl
    #!/exlibris/aleph/a20_1/product/bin/perl

     

    > ls -lrt /exlibris/aleph/a20_2/product/bin/perl
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 aleph exlibris 37 Aug 21 2012 /exlibris/aleph/a20_1/product/bin/perl -> /exlibris/product/perl-5.8.9/bin/perl*
     

    Additional Information

    Unable contact the PDS server execlp No such file or directory PDS server down


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013