How do I get started with SearchBlox Server for Mac OS X?

  1. Download and install the SearchBlox Server for Mac OS X.
  2. Open the folder where SearchBlox has been installed. With the default settings in the installer, this folder will be /Applications/SearchBlox Server.
  3. Start the SearchBlox server by double-clicking on the file startSearchBlox.command. The SearchBlox Server will now start in a new terminal window.
  4. Go to http://localhost:8080/searchblox/admin/main.jsp and log in using usernameadmin | passwordadmin.
  5. Go to the Collections tab and click on Add Collection to create a new collection.
  6. Choose whether it is an HTTP or FileSystem-based collection, assign a unique name and choose the language for this collection. And click Add to finish creating the collection.
  7. Go to the Root sub-tab, and type in RootURL / Filepath and click OK.
  8. Go to the Indexer sub-tab and click the Index button to start indexing.
  9. Click on the DashBoard sub-tab under collections to view indexing status.
  10. Go to http://yourhost/searchblox/search.jsp to start searching.
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