These pages will guide you through some simple system checks
before configuring the Mascot protein identification system. Please
follow all of the steps in order. The whole procedure should only take a few
Step 1: Web Server Operation
If the field above reports "Web server functioning correctly for
documents", proceed to step 2.
If the field above reports "Problem: this document is being read
from disk", then your browser is reading this document direct from disk.
You must open the document as a URL on your local web server
If the field above reports "Problem: browser does not support
The following links may be useful:
Step 2: Perl
The next step is to test the local Perl installation. If you get an error message,
or a "File Save As..."
dialog box, then Perl is not functioning correctly. This must be corrected
Possible reasons for the problem are:
Click on this button to test Perl.