Thanks to all who replied especially Rolf and Eric. This is a
situation where your IT department is your friend.
I spoke to CSD in Liverpool and were able to set the forward and
reverse lookups for the server IP address so that ChemTube3D is back
for non-Mac Firefox users ;-)
> Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 17:58:23 -0400
> From: Eric Martz <emartz@...>
> Subject: Re: [Jmol-users] Windows/Firefox Problem DNS is the key ?
> To: jmol-users@...
> Cc: Jaime.Prilusky@...
> Message-ID: <200804242159.m3OLxPLj022117@...>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format=flowed
> In case this helps, here is how the Windows Firefox security barrier
> problem was solved for Proteopedia.Org.
> Originally, this nslookup command (e.g. in Windows Command Prompt or
> OS X Terminal)
> nslookup 22.214.171.124
> reported only name = ispcsrv.weizmann.ac.il
> Since this did not agree with proteopedia.org, the security barrier
> in Firefox blocked Jmol from reading files (e.g. .spt files) from
> the server.
> The IT staff at Weizmann reconfigured this server so that now the
> above nslookup command returns name = proteopedia.org
> That solved our problem.
All the best
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