[Catalyst] Canot get application working on IIS7 via FastCGI
craig at homeloanpartnership.com
Thu Oct 18 10:48:19 GMT 2012
OIC, sorry I thought you were talking about some logs to do with Catalyst other than the standard inetpub W3SVCxxx server logs.
Here is what IIS logs show when I access the application.. (IP's have been obfuscated)
#Software: Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5
#Date: 2012-10-18 09:44:38
#Fields: date time s-ip cs-method cs-uri-stem cs-uri-query s-port cs-username c-ip cs(User-Agent) sc-status sc-substatus sc-win32-status time-taken
2012-10-18 09:44:38 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx GET /static/images/catalyst_logo.png - 80 - xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mozilla/5.0+(compatible;+MSIE+9.0;+Windows+NT+6.1;+WOW64;+Trident/5.0) 200 0 0 125
2012-10-18 09:44:38 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx GET / - 80 - xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mozilla/5.0+(compatible;+MSIE+9.0;+Windows+NT+6.1;+WOW64;+Trident/5.0) 200 0 0 2937
2012-10-18 09:44:38 xxx.xx.xxx.xxx GET /favicon.ico - 80 - xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mozilla/5.0+(compatible;+MSIE+9.0;+Windows+NT+6.1;+WOW64;+Trident/5.0) 200 0 0 46
2012-10-18 09:45:04 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx GET /librarydocs - 80 - xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx Mozilla/5.0+(compatible;+MSIE+9.0;+Windows+NT+6.1;+WOW64;+Trident/5.0) 200 0 0 46
The first 3 GET entries are when I visit the root application URL (which displays the Catalyst welcome page) the 4th is the entry when navigating to the path for the LibraryDocs.pm controller.
As for the Data::Dumper information you requested, you will need to give me more guidance because I can't get it to output anything?
Firstly I cannot find the context variable '$c' , there is a '$ctx' , I assume this is what was meant?
After each assignment but nothing was displayed in the browser , nor were there any entries in the IIS logs.
I have tried 'print' , in front of those commands, nothing is outputted and nothing appears in the logs.
I've also tried 'die' but all I then get in the browser is a 400 error 'Bad Request'.
I've even outputted a header first with :- print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";
Before trying to output the variables, but again all I get is a 'Bad Request' error in my browser.
In fact I have now removed all added code by myself, the devel server fires up and I can use localhost:3000 to navigate to my application and it works fine.
However, using IE to navigate to the production IIS7 URL, all I get now is 400 Bad Request, so now saying 'nothing works' is an accurate statement?
You really need to give me more guidance if I am to provide any of the information you request.
From: David Schmidt [mailto:davewood at gmx.at]
Sent: 18 October 2012 07:44
To: The elegant MVC web framework
Subject: Re: [Catalyst] Canot get application working on IIS7 via FastCGI
> Sorry again for not providing enough information, I will try to give
> you what you need but I will need a little help doing that also, can
> you advise where the logs for the app when running over IIS7-> FastCGI
> are? Is there a file somewhere that gets written to each time the fastcgi.pl script gets executed with this information in it?
I am pretty sure that you have to look where your webserver logs to.
With Apache it is possible to configure the log and errorlog location.
I suppose the same is possible for IIS7
> Also can you guide me to where this change needs to be made
> 'Catalyst::Engine::prepare_path method ' for Data::Dumper:Dumper,
> where is the file that needs editing located? , Also is there a
> Catalyst method to spit out the data via Data::Dumper already integrated into the framework, or do I need to import it myself?
Look for the file Catalyst/Engine.pm. then search for "prepare_path"
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