Ok maybe its not this, cos when I look at the apache test page, I am able to see geonetwork running…do you think it’s the format of the ESRI xml file? I made sure to use the ISO template.

When we click the validate button in batch import we get the error “SAX2 driver class org.apache.xerces.parsers.SAXParser not found:

When we leave the validate button unchecked, we get the ‘root element not set’ error.






From: Craig von Hagen [mailto:cvonhagen@faoswalim.org]
Sent: 23 May 2006 13:47
To: 'Jeroen Ticheler'
Subject: re: geonetwork




I think its some problem when we try to link geonetwork to tomcat i.e. when we copy the web folder from geonetwork to the tomcat web apps directory. I ma not sure we are copying the correct directory, do we have to rename it to ‘geonetwork’ or does it stay as ‘web’ folder?






From: Craig von Hagen [mailto:craigvonhagen@yahoo.co.uk]
Sent: 23 May 2006 13:42
To: 'geonetwork-users@lists.sourceforge.net'
Subject: RE: [GeoNetwork-users] FW: geonetwork metadata import problems


Yes it does. We tried straight on the server and it gives the same errors but “Root element not set” seems to occur more often if we try straight on the server..




From: Jeroen Ticheler [mailto:Jeroen.Ticheler@fao.org]
Sent: 23 May 2006 13:41
To: Craig von Hagen
Cc: geonetwork-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: Re: [GeoNetwork-users] FW: geonetwork metadata import problems


Hi Craig,

Can you try the process from server to server (same machine) and see if the same problem occurs?




On May 23, 2006, at 9:35 AM, Craig von Hagen wrote:


Hi All,



I have geonetwork up and running on our server with windows 2003 server and apache.

When I try to batch import metadata, I get various errors such as ” Directory not found”; “Root element not set” or “SAX2 driver class org.apache.xerces.parsers.SAXParser not found”


Do you know what the problem could be?


I am trying to batch import the metadata from my PC to the server.

Attached is an example of the metadata that was originally created using the ISO template in ArcCatalog.






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