On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:51 AM, Bryn Jeffries <bryn.jeffr...@sydney.edu.au> wrote: > Thomas Mortagne said: >> As you said yourself it's not installed as dependent package of >> xwiki-enterprise. >> Like the documentation indicate this is to be used only if you plan to setup >> a >> standalone Solr index which is not what XWiki is using by default. > > OK thanks. I didn't find it all that clear from the page I was reading > (platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/AdminGuide/InstallationViaAPT), perhaps > because there's not much info on how Solr fits into the XWiki architecture. > But my understanding now is that Solr is the search engine used by XWiki and > an embedded server is included within the standard xwiki-enterprise packages, > but a standalone server can be used if the xwiki-solr-data package is used to > configure it for XWiki. Is that all correct?
Yes. Think of Solr as a database. We use an embedded version of Solr by default to make things easier but putting Solr in a different instance can be safer in some cases. > >> The error you get have nothing to do with that but you did not gave enough >> details to know what is wrong, specifically the cause of "Error creating core >> [xwiki]". > > So it looks like Solr should get set up the first time XWiki is run, but > because of the issues with openjdk9 this wasn't happening, and all the errors > were being caused by the expected items then not being found. Restarting > Tomcat once XWiki successfully started the first time seems to generate no > further errors. Yes Solr is not a big fan of missing files in its home folder and the best in this case is to delete it (so that XWiki recreate a fresh one). > > Thanks, > > Bryn > _______________________________________________ > users mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.xwiki.org/mailman/listinfo/users -- Thomas Mortagne _______________________________________________ users mailing list email@example.com http://lists.xwiki.org/mailman/listinfo/users