[Koha] Setting up a koha mirror with read only access to the koha database

Mason James mtj at kohaaloha.com
Sun Sep 4 15:38:19 NZST 2016

On 16-09-4 1:37 am, Dalton Fury wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to setup a second Koha server on a separate machine M, with
> read-only access to the koha database on our main machine K. (and update
> permission to the table zebraqueue)
> So what I did was to create the user mentioned in the file outputted by
> koha-create --request-db on the database on machine K. Then I edited the
> koha-conf.xml to use the same database as the one Koha on machine S is
> using,
> Everything including zebra-indexing on machine M ran fine, but the only
> issue I am facing is that opac logins logs out automatically very quickly.
> What could be the reason behind this?

hi Dalton,
your logins dont work because your Koha has only 'read-only' DB permissions
most feature in Koha will not work with just read-only permissions, so 
you will discover more problems with your setup

cheers, Mason

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