Install the Indexing Server - Fluid Topics - 3.8

Install Fluid Topics on Multiple Servers

Fluid Topics
Technical Notes

The Indexing server hosts the data-processing & indexing environment with the corresponding packages:

  • antidot-fluidtopics-indexing
  • antidot-fluidtopics-pafconfig
  • antidot-fluidtopics-pdf-server
  • antidot-fluidtopics-scheduler
  • antidot-fluidtopics-tools

In most cases, the Indexing server embeds the AIF component (PaF Manager and Processing Pipelines, also referred to as PaF), the Fluid Topics PDF Server, and the Fluid Topics Scheduler:

Indexing server constitution in a typical multi-server installation

But it is also possible to locate the Fluid Topics PDF Server and the Fluid Topics Scheduler on another server, like the Front server:

The Indexing environment can be split between several servers

Before installing the Indexing environment, restart the Update Manager on the Back Office environment by running the following command:

As root user

yum reinstall antidot-afs-updatemanager

To install the appropriate packages for the Indexing environment, run the following command:

As root user

yum install antidot-fluidtopics-indexing antidot-fluidtopics-pafconfig antidot-fluidtopics-scheduler antidot-fluidtopics-tools antidot-fluidtopics-pdf-server

In the case of an on-premises installation, install the project-specific package available in your repository. This package is called antidot-svc-ft-$project_name-idx.

This operation may take from a few minutes to an hour depending on your bandwidth.