Hi Seth, sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Thanks for your
help. I must be doing something wrong since the new zone is not
Since the computer is now in the machine room I followed the steps
for creating the zone in the browser...
>Use your regular username/password, as it's going to create an
>account for you in that zone. (You still need to create a
>conversation in this zone.)
>I don't know the URL of any sites on your server, so I'll just use
>an example you'll have to modify for your needs.
>1. Go here: http://www.yourserver.org/existingsite/admin/system/
>2. Click on "Zones" in the left margin
>3. Scroll to the bottom, enter the new zone name, click the button
>4. Now go here: http://www.yourserver.org/newzonename/admin/
>5. Set up a new user account for yourself by clicking on "members"
Done. This is what I did previously. I created a new zone - ap2003
- to go alongside my existing xl zone but any attempt to access it at
the root level - http://www.yourserver.org/ap2003/
gives me the
"500 Internal server Error The server has encountered an error
processing your request.
Error: Can't evaluate the expression because the name "ap2003" hasn't
The existing http://www.yourserver.org/xl/
Next thing I tried was to create a conversation in that zone -
- which seemed to be created
OK but access at that root level gave me the following error.
500 Internal server Error
The server has encountered an error processing your request.
Error: Can't evaluate the expression because the name "tools" hasn't
at least threw up
a reasonably compete page comprising a message with the text "New
If you like Seth I can set you up as a Zone admin on my server if
that woould help. Let me know and I'll email you the URL of the new
>>Rather than post just now the specifics of the problems I had, I was
>>wondering if there are some docs/folklore that explain zones and any
>>inherent complexities arising from their use.
>Not much, unfortunately, though the above information should get you started.
>You're likely to have more questions, especially when you're
>creating new conversations. Keep asking them! I'm not going to guess
>at all the questions you might have and answer them now, as the
>email will be too long. Just don't be 'shy' about asking anything.
It seems to me that there's a disconnect between the very first zone
that's set up when Conversant is installed for the first time and
subsequent zone+conversation creation.