8.6 Using the Dedicated Filr Appliance to Complete the Indexing Setup

Table 8-9 Index with the Dedicated Appliance

Page, Dialog, or Option

Do This


  1. Open a management browser on your administrative workstation and access the Port 8443 Administration Utility on the Dedicated Filr Appliance using the following URL:


    Where IP_Address is the IP address of the dedicated Filr appliance.

Filr 3.0 Sign In Dialog

  1. Log in as user admin with password admin, or with the alternate administrator name/password if you specified one for this appliance in Table 8-6.

  2. When prompted, change the user password.

Product Improvement (first login only)

  1. Click OK.

Filr Main Window (Web access)

  1. Click the Admin user name in the upper-right corner.

  2. Select Administration Console.

Administration Console

  1. Click Index in the left frame.

Search Index

  1. Select Re-Index Everything.

  2. Under Select the Nodes to Apply Re-Indexing to, select the second, write-only Filrsearch appliance.

  3. Click OK.

    Indexing should complete with no errors.

Indexing has finished!

  1. Click Close.

Administration Console

  1. Click Nodes in the left frame.

Search Nodes

  1. Change the User Mode Access option for the second Filrsearch appliance to Read and Write.

  2. Click Apply > Close.

    the dedicated Filr appliance will now handle all of the re-indexing workload.