WEB Crawler API

This API is deprecated, please refer to the new RESTFul API instead.

http://{server_name}:9090/webcrawler

The web crawler API can start or stop the web crawler.

Parameters:

  • use (required): The name of the index.
  • login (optional): The login parameter. This becomes required once you create a user.
  • key (optional): The key parameter related to the login (api key). This becomes required once you create a user.
  • action: The action to perform: start, stop, and know status of the index.
  • runOnce: The runOnce parameter is to specify whether the crawler should run only once, or forever. This is a Boolean parameter.

Example

HTTP request

http://localhost:9090/webcrawler?use=index1&action=start
http://localhost:9090/webcrawler?use=index1&action=stop 

HTTP response

This indicates that 14 documents has been deleted from the index:

<response>
    <entry key="info">STARTED</entry>
    <entry key="status">OK</entry>
</response>

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