Alkaline is a full-featured standalone search and index server. The spider is a fully remote indexing daemon which includes support for all standards like robots.txt and "skip" meta tags, and allows multiple distinct configurations and search groups (searching many different sites from your server), including complex regexp indexing paths, authentification, filters for various document formats, XML-based online management and statistics, mrtg-compatible perf numbers, and more.
|Tags||Internet Web Indexing/Search HTTP Servers|
|Operating Systems||Windows POSIX BSD BSD/OS FreeBSD NetBSD IRIX Linux Solaris|
Release Notes: This version has two dozen big bugfixes, a dozen new features including much better memory managemement, file:// support, and more. It is also the first joined release with PerlTools.
Release Notes: The Weight and WeakWords options were added to asearch.cnf. The --enableswap option was added. NTLM authorization can now be used in the Windows version. A command line option was added to apply existing regular expressions to exclude items from written indexes. The following options were added to global.cnf: Ssi, RampupSearchThreads, MaxSearchThreads, MaxSearchQueueSize, MaxSearchThreadIdle, MaxIndexThreads and RampupIndexThreads.
Release Notes: New features and major bugfixes include custom Metas, If-Modified-Since client-to-Alkaline, keep-alive client-to-Alkaline, ReplaceLocal for faster local indexing, show entire database, ErrorFooter, Realm, improved online management, improved file security, numeric meta search, ParseContent, SearchPartialLeft, multiple services on NT, NoTextDescription, RequestHeader, better daemon support, and a Nagle implementation.
Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes have been made; this release targets mostly stability issues. It includes compiled and extended versions of NdxScan, UrtList, and MrtgStats, and you can now use MRTG to get search engine statistics from the perf counters' XML.