• Subject: Re: IBM HTTP Server - Access Problem
  • From: Jim Langston <jlangston@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 08:05:18 -0700
  • Organization: Conex Global Logistics Services, Inc.

Also, try right clicking it and seeing if you can download it to a file, which
I'm sure you can.

I would think they have a security setting on stating they can't open files
from the internet.

Regards,

Jim Langston

"Stone, Brad V (TC OASIS)" wrote:

> 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
> BVS/Tools
> http://www.bvstools.com
>
> > -----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.
> >
> > TIA
> >
> > 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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