Title: Installing Solr on Linux

Before installing Solr, we recommend that you create a solr user account as which to run the solr process.

To install the Solr server on Linux, download and run the Solr installer as the solr user.

[solr@localhost ~]$ ./solr6400.bin 
Preparing to install
Extracting the JRE from the installer archive...
Unpacking the JRE...
Extracting the installation resources from the installer archive...
Configuring the installer for this system's environment...

Launching installer...

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Solr                                             (created with InstallAnywhere)
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Preparing CONSOLE Mode Installation...




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Choose Install LOcation
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Where would you like to install solr?

  Default Install Folder: /home/solr/Solr

ENTER AN ABSOLUTE PATH, OR PRESS <ENTER> TO ACCEPT THE DEFAULT
      : 



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Choose Install Set
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Choose Product Features
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ENTER A COMMA_SEPARATED LIST OF NUMBERS REPRESENTING THE FEATURES YOU WOULD 
LIKE TO SELECT, OR DESELECT. TO VIEW A FEATURE'S DESCRIPTION, ENTER 
'?<NUMBER>'.  PRESS <RETURN> WHEN YOU ARE DONE:

    1- [X] Search Engine
    2- [ ] Solr Documentation

Please choose the Features to be installed by this installer.: 



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Choose Java Virtual Machine
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Please Choose a Java VM for Use by the Installed Application

  ->1- Use the Java VM installed with this application


    2- Choose a Java VM already installed on this system

ENTER THE NUMBER FOR THE JAVA VM, OR PRESS <ENTER> TO ACCEPT THE
      CURRENT SELECTION: 



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Enter the Java Heap Size for Solr
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Please enter the heap size for Solr

Heap (Default: 4g): 4g




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Enter the Java Metaspace Size for Solr
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Please enter the metaspace size for Solr

Metaspace (Default: 512m): 




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Installing...
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Ready to Start Solr
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Press Enter to start Solr.  This is required during installation in order to 
install the TeamPage schema.

PRESS <ENTER> TO CONTINUE: 



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Ready to Install Schema
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Press Enter to install the TeamPage schema.


PRESS <ENTER> TO CONTINUE: 



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Installation Complete
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Solr has been successfully installed to:

   /home/solr/Solr

PRESS <ENTER> TO EXIT THE INSTALLER: 


To configure Solr to start automatically on boot, copy the Solr/solr/bin/init.d/solr to /etc/init.d and either follow the instructions in the script for installing it, or use chkconfig:

chkconfig --add solr
chkconfig --level 345 solr on


To Stop Solr



If you have installed the init.d script, you can stop solr using the appropriate command for your Linux distribution:

[root@localhost ~]# service solr stop
[root@localhost ~]# /etc/init.d/solr stop

Sending stop command to Solr running on port 8983 ... waiting up to 180 seconds to allow Jetty process 1359 to stop gracefully.




If you have not installed the init.d script, you can stop solr using the solr command in the bin directory:

[root@localhost ~]# ~solr/Solr/solr/bin/solr stop -all
Sending stop command to Solr running on port 8983 ... waiting up to 180 seconds to allow Jetty process 2027 to stop gracefully.


To Start Solr



If you have installed the init.d script, solr should start automatically on boot. You can also start it manually using the appropriate start command:

[root@localhost ~]# /etc/init.d/solr start
[root@localhost ~]# service solr start

Archiving 1 old GC log files to /home/solr/Solr/solr/server/logs/archived
Archiving 1 console log files to /home/solr/Solr/solr/server/logs/archived
Rotating solr logs, keeping a max of 9 generations
Waiting up to 180 seconds to see Solr running on port 8983 [\]  
Started Solr server on port 8983 (pid=2306). Happy searching!



If you have not installed the init.d script, you can start solr when logged in as the solr user, using the solr command in the bin directory. Please pay special attention not to forget the mandatory -cloud parameter:

[solr@localhost ~]$ ./Solr/solr/bin/solr start -cloud

Archiving 1 old GC log files to /home/solr/Solr/solr/server/logs/archived
Archiving 1 console log files to /home/solr/Solr/solr/server/logs/archived
Rotating solr logs, keeping a max of 9 generations
Waiting up to 180 seconds to see Solr running on port 8983 [\]  
Started Solr server on port 8983 (pid=2936). Happy searching!



Next: Now you can proceed with Configuring TeamPage to use Solr



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