After you have your instance of Solr is running, you can navigate to its admin interface with a browser. For example:

[ATTACH]

Solr Link

Displays

SCHEMA

Displays the XML schema file that defines the collection for this Solr instance.

CONFIG

Displays the Solr configuration file, solrconfig.xml.

ANALYSIS

Links to the Field Analysis GUI for testing out how the Analyzers for different fields will behave

STATISTICS

Displays a subset of the data appearing on the INFO page. This data does change as the objects collect statistics over time. See SolrAdminStats

INFO

Displays a page that displays data in these Catagories:

CORE
CACHE
QUERY handlers
UPDATE handlers
OTHER

The above are links to locations on the same page. The information on the INFO page does not change after startup.

DISTRIBUTION

If you are looking at a Master instance, each row displays the name of the slave and the snapshots it has retrieved. If you are looking at a Slave instance, it will display one line showing the name of its last attempt to retrieve a snapshot off its master. See also CollectionDistribution.

PING

If successful, HTTP 200 is returned to browser but nothing is displayed. If unsuccessful, HTTP 500 (an error) is returned and an exception message displayed.

LOGGING

Displays the Log Level page that allows you to set these levels:

ALL
CONFIG
FINE
FINER
FINEST
INFO
OFF
SEVERE
WARNING

Each invokes an action.jsp which shows whether the action succeeded of failed. If successful, the word, 'succeeded', is displayed and then you are returned to the Admin home page. If unsuccessful, the Action page display the error until you navigate away from it). For detailed information on Logging levels, see SUN's page on Class Logger.

App Server Link

Displays

PROPERTIES

Displays a JSP that contains the properties of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

THREAD DUMP

Displays a thread dump of the appserver.

ENABLE/DISABLE

This link is only displayed if a healthcheck directive appears in the admin block ofthe Solr config. When using load balancers it makes it easy to take a server in/out of rotation by making a healthcheck succeed/fail

Make a Query Link

Description

FULL INTERFACE

To make a more customized query use the Full Interface page where you can stipulate the following: a full Solr/Lucene Statement, Protocol Version, Start Row, Maximum Rows Returned, Query Type, and Style Sheet.

Full Interface Parameters Page

Solr/Lucene Statement

Use this field to a query in Lucene's query language. For detailed information on Lucene see Apache's Lucene page.

Protocol Version

The format version that is used to return responses. Defaults to the latest, currently 2.1

Start Row

Zero based offset of matching documents to return

Maximum Rows

Maximum number of documents to return

Query Type

Selects the query handler for this request. Default is *standard*.

Style Sheet

The Style Sheet determines the look of the Search Results.
/!\ :TODO: /!\ where can stylesheets be installed?

OldSolrUI (last edited 2013-06-13 11:28:08 by GrantIngersoll)