SearchBlox J2EE Search Component Version 1.3 released


News: SearchBlox J2EE Search Component Version 1.3 released

  1. SearchBlox is a J2EE Search Component that delivers out-of-the-box search functionality for quick integration with your websites, applications, intranets and portals. SearchBlox uses the Lucene Search API and incorporates integrated HTTP/HTTPS and File System crawlers, support for various document formats including HTML, Word, PDF, PowerPoint and Excel, support for indexing and searching content in 17 languages and customizable search results, all controlled from a browser-based Admin Console. SearchBlox is available as a Web Archive (WAR) and is deployable on any Servlet 2.3/JSP 1.2 compliant server.

    Main features in this release:
    - Support for HTTPS: SearchBlox can index HTTPS content without any special configuration
    - Support for Form-Based Authentication: SearchBlox spiders can index restricted content protected with form-based authentication
    - Performance enhancements

    SearchBlox Getting-Started Guides are available for the following servers:

    JBoss -
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    Weblogic -
    Websphere -

    The SearchBlox FREE Edition is available free of charge and can index up to 1000 documents.

    The software can be downloaded from

    Threaded Messages (4)

  2. very cool[ Go to top ]

    Doesn't get much easier than that. Very nice job to Lucene and SearchBlox and thank you for making it free for the first 1K docs. I like it very much and am going to incorporate this in my site.

  3. SearchBlox vs. Nutch[ Go to top ]

    Does anyone know how SearchBlox compares to Nutch (other than commercial vs. open source)?

    Kito D. Mann
    Author, JavaServer Faces in Action - JSF news, FAQ, and info
  4. DiView[ Go to top ]

    And does anybody knows how it compares to DiView search engine?

    I use searchblox and love it, but the other is cheaper
  5. Such license schemas like the one used by SearchBlox trouble me. I just feel like I come in a store to buy a box of printer paper but get cross examined for what purpose I am going to use the paper and if a polygraph test reveals that I _may_ print some invention on the paper I see a six figures bill….