Anyone out there using SSL-Explorer?
kurt.buff at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 18:36:08 PST 2008
On Jan 16, 2008 4:35 PM, Kurt Buff <kurt.buff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2008 2:00 PM, Peter Boosten <peter at boosten.org> wrote:
> > Kurt Buff wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Per a private message (thanks, Peter) I learned that 'ant run' is
> > > deprecated, and I should instead use 'ant start'.
> > >
> > > This seems to have no effect, as the output is the same.
> > >
> > > The README does talk about a wizard, which, after pondering all of
> > > this overnight, seems to mean some GUI component that guides you
> > > through setup. There is no window manager on this machine, and I don't
> > > have X installed, except for what Java/Ant libraries were installed.
> > >
> > > So, I'm still left with the questions above.
> > >
> > Kurt,
> > We spoke briefly about 'ant install' opening port 28080... when this
> > happens, you can connect your browser to that port
> > (http://yourhost:28080 -> this is the wizard the readme is talking
> > about). There seems to be some timegap between the installer reporting
> > it's ready and the actual opening of the port (I tried last night).
> > You don't need X (I don't have it), just some patience. When you've
> > completed the install (with your browser), the ant will shutdown and you
> > can start then sslexplorer with 'ant start'. Again there will be a
> > timegap between the ending of the startup script and the opening of the
> > port.
> > Peter
> OK - I'll buy that the wizard is the GUI used through a web browser -
> that makes sense.
> However, I executed 'ant start' within the directory at the console as
> root, while tracking processes in a putty ssh terminal with top during
> that execution. I noticed that java was running, but then the ant
> process stopped on the console, and in top the java entry disappeared.
> Testing after that, with netstat -a, revealed no port open other than
> the usual smtp/ssh/ntp ports that I use on any machine.
> Trying to connect with Firefox is unsuccessful at that point.
> As you might surmise, I'm not familiar with ant or java, so am just
> bashing about looking for clues.
> Lastly for the moment, I noticed that I didn't have the JRE installed,
> so I took the time to download that file and 'make install clean',
> then execute 'ant install' and 'ant run', with the same results.
> I have output from both 'ant install' and 'ant run' should anyone care
> to take a look.
OK - this is seriously strange. I used the command line
# ant -debug -logfile /root/antdebuginstall.txt install
and the process now does not exit, and I'm able to bring up the wizard
in FF. I'm getting errors trying to authenticate against Active
Directory, but I can work through that.
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