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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: specify index location
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2007 02:43:31 GMT
Have a look at the solrconfig.xml file (explained at

  and the dataDir setting.  You can, also, move your Solr home and you  
could also try a symbolic link.


On Nov 4, 2007, at 6:47 PM, evol__ wrote:

> hi everyone, my first post on this mailing list. let me just shout a  
> big
> thanks to everyone involved in this wonderful project. only working  
> with
> solr & lucene for a little while, and am already getting happy with  
> the
> results:)
> the question is - is it possible to tell a solr instance the  
> location of its
> index (to set it to something else than <[solrhome]/data/index>?)
> one of my indexes is fairly huge and i wouldn't like to copy it to my
> machine from the server every time i reindex. the server solr  
> instance needs
> to run constantly since other parts of our system-in-work are using  
> it (so
> it's not suitable for developing on). the index i test my handlers  
> with and
> the server one must be identical for general comparibility.
> i can map a server location as a local path.
> thank you for your replies.
> david p.
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Grant Ingersoll

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