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From "Christopher Dodunski" <ChrisFromSquir...@christopher.net.nz>
Subject Re: Roller 5.0 - multiple domain URLs
Date Tue, 28 Sep 2010 08:39:10 GMT
Hi, is there anyone here who has experience with Roller 5's multi-domain
capability?  (please see below)


> Hi Dave,
>
> Thank you for your reply.  I took the plunge, and installed Roller 5 RC2.
> It is the multiple domain URL feature that most interests me - starting
> off with six.  But I have had only partial success.  So here is how one of
> the six was configured.
>
> 1) Created a weblog with a handle of "christopher".  Confirmed as working
> fine under the URL http://www.optomus.com:8080/roller/christopher
>
> 2) Configured a subdomain on my DNS - http://blog.christopher.net.nz
>
> 3) Established an Apache virtual host for this URL, and set the following
> mod_proxy directives:
>
>     ProxyPass / ajp://127.0.0.1:8009/roller/christopher/
>     ProxyPassReverse / ajp://127.0.0.1:8009/roller/christopher/
>
> 4) Added the following directive to roller-custom.properties:
>
>     weblog.absoluteurl.christopher=http://blog.christopher.net.nz
>
> 5) Restarted Apache and Tomcat.
>
> If you browse to http://blog.christopher.net.nz you will see what I mean
> by partial success.  The correct weblog loads, but the CSS hasn't loaded,
> and the links don't work.  I'm guessing my configuration isn't right, as
> you are successfully operating several domain URLs from a single instance
> of Roller, yes?
>
> Looking forward to finding a solution.
>
> Thanks & regards,
>
> Chris.
>
>
>> Hi Chris,
>>
>> Roller 5.0 is basically ready for release and we are at the stage of
>> making "release candidates" available for testing and then fixing bugs
>> and problems that people encounter. These candidates are not supposed
>> to be used in production, but I'm running my site on one right now. I
>> would guess that we'll go through 2-3 more RCs and do the official
>> release sometime in the next 2 months, but that is just a guess.
>>
>> Custom themes are stored in the database and that database upgrade
>> will take care of migrating them.
>>
>> Obligatory warning: If you do try an RC, make sure you backup
>> everything including your database.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 6:04 AM, Christopher Dodunski
>> <ChrisFromSquirrel@christopher.net.nz> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I'm currently running Roller 4.
>>>
>>> I'm wondering if anyone here had an idea as to when Roller 5.0 might be
>>> officially released.  If it is likely to be a fair way off, and release
>>> candidate 2 is generally considered stable, I might upgrade now rather
>>> than wait.
>>>
>>> Also, are custom themes stored in the database, or do I have to migrate
>>> templates/stylesheets across?
>>>
>>> Thanks & regards,
>>>
>>> Chris.
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>



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