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Re: Indexing University Site

From: David Nickel <dnickel(at)not-real.aug.edu>
Date: Fri Aug 27 2004 - 17:37:56 GMT
All of our departments are referenced by symbolic aliases on the web 
server. I think that is what I am having a problem with.
Example: www.example.edu/dept1 on the file system is 
/www/default/dept->/home/dept1/www.
I will read through the documentation again and see if I missed something.

At 01:25 PM 8/27/2004, you wrote:
>On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 10:15:32AM -0700, David Nickel wrote:
> > We are trying to set up swish-e to index our universities web server. I am
> > having trouble creating a config file that indexes all of our sites.
> > We have a main page and underneath we have pages for official departments.
> > example: www.example.edu
> >                www.example.edu/dept1
> >                www.example.edu/dept2
> > Should the IndexDir be set to www.example.edu or /path/to/web/root?
>
>Depends.  If your site is simple and is all static and you have a
>simple document root structure (no aliases in the web server) they you
>can index via the file system.
>
>If you want to index just the documents that can be found via links
>from your home page (or a list of specific pages) or if you have
>dynamic content that you want indexed then spidering is probably
>the way to go.  But it all depends on how you have your web site setup
>and is not something we can answer.
>
>BTW -- If part of the documentation is unclear please make a note about
>that and post it back to the list.
>
>--
>Bill Moseley
>moseley@hank.org
>
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Received on Fri Aug 27 10:38:10 2004