Why doesn't model load when viewed from the browser? (MIME type setting)
Question: Why doesn't the model load when I view it from the web?
Answer: Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) types describe the type of content that is served by Web servers. If you are having trouble downloading 3KO files from a Web server, it may be because the Web server only allows certain file types or MIME types to be downloaded.
If your company or organization is using Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 operating system or later, your Web server administrator must configure the Web server to allow the following additional MIME types:
For deploying 3KO's to the web server, you will only need set up .3KO MIME type; however, if you are planning to use Deployable Knowledge Object (DKO) format, you will need to include .DKO MIME type. To be on the safe side, as different server behaves a bit differently, by setting .NGW, and .ZMD in you MIME type setting on your server will ensure a DKO format works properly.
Example of Setting MIME Type on Microsoft IIS
- Open IIS from Start Menu
- Select the web server from the left panel and double click on MIME Types
- Click Add to add add each MIME type listed above in this article
- Verify the MIME type you added shows up correctly in the list
- After web server is restarted, go to the web site to load the 3KO or DKO. It should open NGRAIN Viewer and load the models.
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