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proasp_howto thread: Help with Index Server using ASP

Message #1 by Liming Xu <lxu@t...> on Mon, 9 Dec 2002 10:52:43 -0500
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Liming Xu [mailto:lxu@t...]
> Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 9:53 AM
> To: Pro ASP HowTo
> Subject: [proasp_howto] Help with Index Server using ASP
> Hi, I'm trying to implement a serach engine using the index 
> server. After
> reading through several articles, I'm still somewhat confused. 
> 1) where are the .idq and .htx files index server used 
> according to this
> article?
>    http://www.aspalliance.com/glenncook/htx.asp

There are examples in MSDN. They have two methods, one is asp and the other
uses those files you mention.

>    All I see is a diretcory called "catalog.wci" under my c:/inetpub

That is the actual catalog of the indexed files. Note, you really don't want
it in that directory.

> 2) How come I don't see index server loaded under my IIS? I 
> can start/stop
> index server under Computer Managerment 

It' isn't supposed to be under IIS, it is only availabe under Computer

> Basically, I have a virtual directory and I checked the box 
> "index this
> resource" under properties. Now how do I write my asp code so 
> that clients
> will be able to search base on their keywords? Any articles will help.
> Thanks a lot. 

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