• Subject: RE: IBM HTTP Server - Access Problem
  • From: "Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS)" <bvstone@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 08:17:46 -0500
  • Sensitivity: Company-Confidential

This is most likely a windows problem, not an HTTP server problem.
go to explorer, click on view | options.  Then click on the file types tab.
Add and entry for PDF files, also make sure they have acrobat installed.

You may want to copy the PDF entry in the file types listing for windows
from one of the PCs that works.

The error you receive, though, tells me the programmers are set up
different.  ?

Bradley V. Stone

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl Gerlach [mailto:cgerlach@execpc.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 1999 2:02 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: IBM HTTP Server - Access Problem
> Sensitivity: Confidential
> Hello everyone:
> I've been working on a clients AS400 setting up the HTTP 
> Server (v4r3).
> Everything appears OK. Except for one small problem.
> One of the pages off of the welcome page is a directory of 
> MSDS Sheets in
> PDF format(acrobat).
> If I click on a pdf file in the dir... Acrobat opens up and 
> displays the
> file (great).
> If I go to another PC in the Data Center (not logged into the 
> network or
> AS400) and call up the welcome page, then the directory 
> listing, click on a
> pdf, it opens also. (also great)
> If I go to the programmer's PC in another part of the 
> building and try to
> open the pdf file I receive a message:
> The downloaded file is not available. This could be due to 
> your security or
> Language settings or because the server was unable to 
> retrieve the requested
> file. (not so great)
> If I go to another programmer's PC in the same area... same problem.
> Any ideas?
> I'm like a fish out of water here. I know enough to be 
> dangerous. Any help
> is appreciated.
> Carl H. Gerlach
> Apex Information Systems Group
> www.apex-isg.com
> 414-744-9232
> Toll Free: 1-888-400-Yr2k
> Fax: 414-744-9242
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