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Solr Index with HTTP Authentication

Yes!

Opensolr finally delivered the HTTP Authentication mechanism for every index! Best part: IT IS FREE! Keep reading to learn more!

How to enable solr replication

This explains how to easily setup secure solr replication OVER HTTPS between two of your opensolr indexes

How to index rich text format documents from Drupal

This video tutorial will demonstrate how to use opensolr, to index PDF, and other rich text format doucuments, using Apachesolr Drupal Attachments, and the remote opensolr Tika library.

Migrate to Opensolr

Keep reading to find out how you can migrate your Heroku , Websolr or Hosted Solr indexes over to Opensolr.com

Opensolr Index Analytics

Analytics is a great way to get some key information about how your index is being used on a daily basis.

Opensolr and Velocity

Build your own full-featured search engine in just a matter of minutes using opensolr and velocity.

How to index data

You now have your opensolr colelction created and you want to start indexing data. What do you do ?

Keep reading to find out !

New Web Crawler for PDF files, Media files and more

Our web crawler is now improoved by indexing any types of documents, from PDF, DOC, to mp4, or any other media files, and even zip / tar.gz archives.

Now, the Opensolr Web Crawler also features full NLP NER (Named Entity Recognition). Here's a demo: https://opensolr.com/solr_manager/tika_search/nlp

Opensolr predefined CMS templates

Opensolr now provides instant Apache Solr integration with the most popular CMS systems.

How to define new fields in schema.xml

Editing the schema.xml using opensolr.com is easy. This describes how to easily define new fields and edit your schema.xml to fit your needs.

Protect your solr index data

Opensolr gives all users, the option to protect their index data by using IP access lists, HTTPS connectivity, and HTTP Authentication.
Find out how you can add or remove certain IP addresses from accessing your index, add HTTP Authentication, and keep your data safe at all times.

How to use with Drupal

Apparently using opensolr with drupal has been quite a challenge for some people.
It actually is not a challenge at all. All you have to do is simply use the drupal schema.xml and setup your collection information in your drupal solr module. And just rebuild your index.

It's that simple

How to import data from XML files into your SOLR collection

We've seen here how we may setup our MySQL data importer and import data directly from our MySQL database inside the opensolr generic collections.
In quite the same manner, we're about to see how we can import data from any XML file through the SOLR HttpDataSource.
All we have to do is setup the db-data-config.xml file to accept our XML files.

How to setup solr MySQL data importer

If you don't feel like creating your own data importer to import data from your SQL database to your SOLR collections, we've also integrated the DIH  - Data Import Handler which now helps you define your SQL connection and query, and import your data to SOLR with just a few clicks.