Do you have a mod_wsgi.so file under the modules directory in Apache?
I have had problems earlier with wsgi library being absent. I had to
checkout the source code for wsgi and build it.
On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 8:03 AM, Britt <doubl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm having some problems with the configuration of ReviewBoard with
> our server, and I was wondering if someone could possibly point me in
> the right direction. We're using Ubuntu, Apache2, and MySQL. I
> followed the installation instructions, set up a RB instance on a
> MySQL server, and all that seems to have installed successfully,
> however I can't seem to get the RB site to work correctly.
> When installing the site, I was asked what I wanted its 'name' to be.
> We have several applications running, Bugzilla, for example, that we
> get to using URLs like 'http://localhost/bug'. I wanted to set RB up
> in a similar fashion, so that the website would be 'http://localhost/
> reviewBoard', so I simply chose 'reviewBoard' as the site name. I'm
> not entirely sure if that's right, but I used the recommended mod_wsgi
> module, and the conf file showed up in the expected folder.
> I moved the conf file to the sites-available folder, renamed it
> reviewBoard.conf, and created the link from the sites-enabled to the
> sites-available folder. That's when Apache crashed - when I attempted
> to restart it, I get the error: "Syntax error on line 8 of /etc/
> apache2/sites-enabled/reviewBoard: Invalid command
> 'WSGIPassAuthorization', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not
> included in the server configuration". I'm not entirely sure how to
> include it to the server configuration, so if anyone has any insight
> on that I'd be grateful.
> Additionally, without the link and the conf file, I can browse to
> http://localhost/reviewboard, however all that appears is the
> directory structure. This is apparently not an uncommon problem and
> the solution seems to be removing the default configuration file,
> however we're using the default configuration to ensure several other
> CGI sites of ours load properly. Is there a way both RB and the
> default can live in harmony?
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