[LON-CAPA-admin] Failed course creation on new server

Bynum, Lee Hamilton leebynum at illinois.edu
Fri Mar 8 14:42:22 EST 2019

Thanks Stuart!

We have submitted those cert requests and are awaiting a response.  I guess I got a bit ahead of myself.

Thanks for the sanity check and temporary work around.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: LON-CAPA-admin <lon-capa-admin-bounces at mail.lon-capa.org> On
> Behalf Of Raeburn, Stuart
> Sent: Friday, March 8, 2019 1:39 PM
> To: 'lon-capa-admin at mail.lon-capa.org' <lon-capa-admin at mail.lon-
> capa.org>
> Subject: Re: [LON-CAPA-admin] Failed course creation on new server
> Lee,
> >
> > Has anyone run into this type of configuration issue?
> >
> Yes, this has been seen before.
> You are using a self-signed Apache SSL certificate with LWP 6.X, which causes
> LWP requests to fail.
> Until such time as you have installed an Apache SSL certificate signed by a
> recognized Certificate Authority (e.g., InCommon or letsencrypt.org), and
> have verified your certificate chain (e.g., with whatsmychaincert.com), I
> would recommend changing the protocol from https to http in the entry for
> uiuclibraryexam in your /home/httpd/lonTabs/hosts.tab file.
> Then do:
> /etc/init.d/loncontrol restart
> service httpd restart
> Stuart Raeburn
> LON-CAPA Academic Consortium
> ________________________________________
> From: LON-CAPA-admin <lon-capa-admin-bounces at mail.lon-capa.org> on
> behalf of Bynum, Lee Hamilton <leebynum at illinois.edu>
> Sent: Friday, March 8, 2019 2:08 PM
> To: 'lon-capa-admin at mail.lon-capa.org'
> Subject: [LON-CAPA-admin] Failed course creation on new server
> Hello Everyone,
> I'm working on setting up a standalone library, but I'm pretty sure I have a
> configuration wrong somewhere.  When I create a new course it seems to go
> well until I attempt to enter the course.  That results in a "Problems during
> Course Initialization" error with "Invalid Map:
> /home/httdp/html/adm/notfound.html."  The cause is pretty obvious as I
> am seeing the following in lonnet.log.
> Fri Mar  8 12:36:35 2019 (37959): Failed to transfer
> uiuc/7m3795933b6825c22uiuclibraryexam/default.sequence to host
> uiuclibraryexam: failed
> That path is missing the first three character folders.  The course folder does
> not appear to have a default.sequence in it either, as would be expected if
> the sequence creation failed.
> Has anyone run into this type of configuration issue?  Any thoughts on what I
> should tweak to allow courses to generate default sequences upon creation?
> Lee
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