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From Erick Erickson <>
Subject Re: How to setup solr in cluster
Date Sat, 30 May 2015 04:34:22 GMT
None of the above. You simply start Solr on each node, then use the
Collections API to create your collection. Solr will taker care of
creating the individual replicas on each of the nodes with respect to
the parameters you pass to the CREATE command.


On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 5:46 PM, Purohit, Sumit <> wrote:
> Sorry for this second email, but another problem of mine is :
> when I copy sorl folder on each node and start them, should I run it as 1 node cluster
on each node and use the same name for collection ? OR I have to create individual Shard on
each node.
> Thanks for your help.
> Thanks
> sumit
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Purohit, Sumit
> Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 5:10 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: How to setup solr in cluster
> Thanks for the reply.
> I have tried example cloud setup using the link I mentioned.
> I am trying to setup solr on all 16 nodes + 1 external zookeeper on 1 of the node.
> That’s when I find out about Chef and Puppet.
> My problem is manually setting and start/stop solr  does not seem that efficient  to
me and I wanted to sought community's suggestion.
> Thanks
> Sumit
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erick Erickson []
> Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 4:43 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: How to setup solr in cluster
> You really have to tell us more about what you mean. You have two problems to solve
> 1> putting Solr on all the nodes and starting/stopping it. Puppet or
> Chef help here, although it's perfectly possible to do this manually.
> 2> creating collecitons etc. For this you just need all your Solr
> instances communicating with the Zookeeper you have set up.
> So tell us what you have tried and what you are having problems with and perhaps we can
offer more specific suggestions.
> Best,
> Erick
> On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 4:40 PM, Purohit, Sumit <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I am trying to setup solr on a cluster with 16 nodes.
>> Only documentation I could find, talks about a local cluster which behaves like a
"real" cluster.
>> SolrCloud
>> I read about using tools like "Chef" or "Puppet" to configure solr on production
level cluster.
>> Does this group has any suggestion about what is the best way to set it up?
>> Thanks
>> Sumit Purohit

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