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  • Web Publishing

    Hello All,

    I have published 2 web applications to date. Everything was working 100%

    Since then I have updated some web components on the one web application, and uploaded the new changes. Nothing works now. Not even on my LAN. All my settings are good and the same as when I uploaded the previous versions of my web apps.

    I can understand if one or two of the a5w pages does not work, but all of them?

    I did not change anything on the other web app. Decided to check that one on my LAN, same error(the general internet explorer error when a web page cannot be found). Not even one of the pages will open up.

    The best part is that when I test it on my development machine, then it works fine.

    Has anyone came across the same type of error?
    I am using the latest v8 build.


  • #2
    Re: Web Publishing

    (To all) When reporting some kind of trouble and hoping for advice, please be very detailed in your first post. For example, saying a page is not found and nothing works is near meaningless. Describe the environment, where is the server (inside your LAN or hosted remotely)? Describe any anomaly. Copy-past the entire text from any error screen, or provide a screenshot. The page Not Found may or may not include information about the Alpha App Server, and that would help determine server status. For example, here is a Not Found where the server IS running:

    404 Not Found
    The requested URL /tracking_timer.a5w was not found on this server.
    Alpha Five Application Server/8.0 1575-3081 at ATDSSERVER Port 443

    Walter, I can't tell from your post if your app (the first one reported) is on your LAN or published to a remote server. And I can't tell if you mean your entire LAN is down for all users doing anything related to the LAN, or just related to the Alpha Five application.

    A quick analysis is that you have a communications problem unrelated to the Alpha application.
    Steve Wood
    There is no Cloud. It's just someone else's computer.
    Web - Mobile - Hosting - Products - Frameworks - Developer Resources
    AlphaToGo | IADN (100% Alpha Anywhere Websites)


    • #3
      Re: Web Publishing

      Sorry Steve,

      This is the situation:
      I published the web pages and components to a pc on my lan for testing purposes. The lan is connected and working.
      The first page that should open up, is the index.a5w page.
      There are various other .a5w pages to view as well.
      The web security is not activated at this stage so I can open up any a5w page.
      The web server is running and all my settings check out.

      When I want to open any published files, I get the following message: "Internet explorer cannot display the web page"

      You might be right that it is not Alpha related.
      I asked someone else to open the Index.a5w page, and they are able to do so. These files are from the same web application, but is running on our VPS. I get the same error when trying to view the pages from the VPS server.

      The same error occurs when I want to view a5w pages from my other web application.

      If I open the same a5w pages on my development computer, everything works well.
      I am using the same computer to try and view the published files.

      Do you have any idea what the problem may be?



      • #4
        Re: Web Publishing

        It still all points to the browser/connection on the PC you are using for testing. Check for any Windows Updates, and reboot that computer. If everyone else can view the pages and you can't, then its your computer.
        Steve Wood
        There is no Cloud. It's just someone else's computer.
        Web - Mobile - Hosting - Products - Frameworks - Developer Resources
        AlphaToGo | IADN (100% Alpha Anywhere Websites)


        • #5
          Re: Web Publishing


          I maybe way off base here. I know you said it has worked before the way you are doing it now. But I have had the same problem with viewing the webpage inside our network. It is an issue with some NAT routers called loopback connections. It has not been mentioned on this board that I can tell. I solved my issues with the following website:

          HTML Code:

          Hope it helps,



          • #6
            Re: Web Publishing

            Hello Daryl,

            Thanks for the reply.

            Thanks, I will try this as I am very desperate at this stage. I have no idea what is wrong with my pc.

            Have a nice day


            • #7
              Re: Web Publishing

              Originally posted by Walter View Post
              Hello Daryl,

              Thanks for the reply.

              Thanks, I will try this as I am very desperate at this stage. I have no idea what is wrong with my pc.

              Have a nice day
              Walter, following threads is a lot more fun if we find the solution at the end of the "trail". What resolved your situation?



              • #8
                Re: Web Publishing

                Hello Ken,

                We had a connection problem with the VPS as Steve suggested.

                We could view the old version, but as soon as we uploaded the new update, the error occurred. All the files were not properly transferred via FTP.
                All sorted out when the connection was fully restored.