I am running a Windows XP machine with 2 GH P4, 60 GB
HD and 512 MB RAM.
I use Sun Java 1.4.2.b3, JBuilder 9 and sometimes
I have Apache 2.0.47, Tomcat 4.1, Cocoon 2.1, Xindice
1.1 all installed and running. I am looking at dbXML
because I suspect it to be a superior version of Xindice.
(although I like that I can run Xindice under Tomcat as a
There are multiple symptoms for what I think is a
common problem. Basically dbXML is unusable for me at
I tried both install methods: InstallAnywhere and un-zip
archive to a directory.
In either install case:
1. After install, if I issue: startup.bat, I get an Exception
in Thread Main and the command prompt locks up. I
have to ^C to get back to the command prompt and the
DBXML server is not running.
I started the server as an NT service using 'install-ntsvc
install' which seemd to work just fine.
I can run 'dbxml' and get a database prompt
I can LSCOL, LSUSER, I can even ADDUSER, MKCOL and
COL to the new collection.
2. If I try to grant R/W rights to my new collection
to 'scott', I get a NoSuchMethodError exception thrown
and I am taken back to a DOS command prompt.
3. If I IMPORT a file into my collection, I get a
java.lang.NoSuchMethodError exception and I am taken
back to a DOS command prompt
I can COL to system/SysConfig and SHOW the
I can use REST to view the database.xml file in the
system/SysConfig collection through a web browser.
I can use the Administrator to view the same XML file.
But I can't add any content to the database or set
security levels for collections.
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