Prerequisites - AFS

AFS Integration Guide

Reference Guide
  • Widgets make it possible to create a search interface by simply deploying JavaScript widgets on a web page.
    • Templates are provided for an easy integration.
    • Each widget can be customized with a set of parameters.
    • Each widget can be graphically enhanced using CSS.

The minimum needed to make widgets work are:

  • At least one reply database in /usr/local/afs7/reply/<service>/<status>/
  • An AFS QueryManager up and running
  • Empty query must be enabled (see QueryParsing/EmptyQuery/enable option)
  • A web server (such as Lighttpd, Apache, etc.)

Additionally, for some widgets features, it may be necessary to have:

  • An ACP service
  • A Click service
  • Etc.