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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: help with Solr installation within Tomcat7
Date Tue, 22 Mar 2011 22:08:42 GMT
What error are you receiving? Check your config files for any
absolute rather than relative paths would be my first guess...


On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 10:09 AM,  <> wrote:
> Hi All:
>   I have just started using Solr and have it successfully installed within a Tomcat7
Webapp server.
> I have also indexed documents using the SolrJ interfaces. The following is my problem:
> I installed Solr under Tomcat7 folders and setup an xml configuration file to indicate
the Solr home variables as detailed on the wiki (for Solr install within TOmcat)
> The indexes seem to reside within the solr_home folder under the data folder  (<Solr_home>/data/index
> However when I make a zip copy of the the complete install (i.e. tomcat with Solr), and
move it to a different machine and unzip/install it,
> The index seems to be inaccessible. (I did change the solr.xml configuration variables
to point to the new location)
> From what I know, with tomcat installations, it should be as simple as zipping a current
working installation and unzipping/installing  on a different machine/location.
> Am I missing something that makes Solr "hardcode" the path to the index in an install
> Simple plut, I would like to know how to "transport" an existing install of Solr within
TOmcat 7 from one machine to another and still have it working.
> Ramdev=

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