Installation Instructions for Xindice

1. install java

If you don't already have it, install java version 1.4.2X. You can get it here.

2. download Tomcat

Download Tomcat from Apache. You can download Tomcat here.

3. install Tomcat

Run the .exe installer for Tomcat that you downloaded above. Follow the installer's instructions. Note: on the "Choose Components" screen, expand the Tomcat node and check the "Service" box. This will make Tomcat run as a Windows service.

4. download Xindice

Download Xindice from Apache. It can be downloaded here.

5. deploy Xindice

Unzip the Xindice .zip file. Copy xindice-1.1b4.war to your Tomcat webapps directory. For example, on the default install of Tomcat you would copy xindice-1.1b4.war to: c:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 5.0\webapps.


Finally, rename the copy of xindice-1.1b4.war to xindice.war.

6. setup the Xindice database for WSRF.NET

Go to the WSRF.NET bin directory (e.g. c:\WSRFdotNet\Bin) and run XindiceDbSetup.exe
  • Click the "browse" button.
  • From the "Tools" menu, select "Setup".
  • exit XindiceDbSetup