[Koha] Koha setup: using single for staff client and OPAC
jcamins at cpbibliography.com
Tue Jan 10 06:09:56 NZDT 2012
Both the staff client and OPAC would be accessible from anywhere. If your
network administrator wants a more complex setup, you'll probably want to
have him configure Apache to match whatever it is he is envisioning.
On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 12:03 PM, Jim Maroon <storypage at gmail.com> wrote:
> Excellent. But is it accessible then only via the intranet, or could we
> access it from the Internet, as well? That is the real issue we are facing.
> Sorry for my ignorance. I'm not much of a network guy.
> Thank you!
> On Mon, Jan 9, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Jared Camins-Esakov <
> jcamins at cpbibliography.com> wrote:
>> Yes, you can certainly run the intranet and OPAC on the same port. Just
>> use virtual hosts in Apache.
>> 2012/1/9 Jim Maroon <storypage at gmail.com>
>>> Hello, folks. I was wondering if I could get some advice.
>>> There is a controversy at our library about allowing outside access for
>>> the staff client. Our network administrator (who will have nothing to do
>>> with our Koha system) is concerned that opening a second port for the staff
>>> client creates additional risks. We have since worked out a compromise, but
>>> then I ran into the below link. In it, the author implies we don't need to
>>> use two ports, as he is only suggesting using port 80. I'm assuming that is
>>> for both staff and OPAC access from outside the firewall.
>>> ** **
>>> Here is the relevant quote:
>>> "Also note we are using port 80 for both servers, I don't see a reason
>>> to do otherwise.
>>> Apache can run many different virtual servers. Normally, each server has
>>> its own domain name."
>>> So, does this mean we could run both staff and OPAC on port 80? If so, I
>>> think this would go a long way toward resolving this issue and answering
>>> his security concerns.
>>> Thanks much in advance!
>>> --Jim Maroon
>>> Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org
>>> Koha at lists.katipo.co.nz
>> Jared Camins-Esakov
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