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From tedsolr <>
Subject Re: Moving solr home
Date Tue, 18 Apr 2017 13:07:28 GMT
Looks like the issues are self inflicted. I have custom start/stop scripts
that actually specify the solr home directory as a param to the start
command (start -c -s ...). This was overriding my include variable. As for
the magical solr.xml file, that's also my doing because as part of shutdown
the script copies config files where they need to go.

When I wrote all this 2 years ago I needed the flexibility to run multiple
nodes on a single host (because requisitioning a server took an act of

Susheel Kumar-3 wrote
> Hi,
> Did you try to utilise the service installation scripts to deploy.  This
> makes it very easy for Prod deployments and allows to decouple data/index
> directory with Solr binaries. See below link
> Thanks,
> Susheel
> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 3:46 PM, tedsolr &lt;

> tsmith@

> &gt; wrote:
>> I have a solr cloud cluster (v5.2.1 on redhat linux) that uses the
>> default
>> location for solr home: (install dir)/server/solr. I would like to move
>> the
>> index data somewhere else to make upgrades easier. When I set a SOLR_HOME
>> variable  solr appears to be ignoring it - and even creating a solr.xml
>> file
>> in (install dir)/server/solr. Is solr doing some auto detect instead of
>> using the defined SOLR_HOME variable?
>> pre-reqs:
>> - copied all index data to new solr home
>> - placed a solr.xml file in new solr home
>> - set SOLR_HOME & SOLR_PID_DIR in (install dir)/bin/
>> - deleted solr.xml from default solr home
>> then restart solr nodes:
>> - the admin console still shows solr.solr.home as default
>> - solr.xml gets recreated in the default solr home folder
>> Anyone know what I'm missing?
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