To learn more about DataCite please visit our website
To use this software please go to http://search.datacite.org
Installation (for development only)
This a java servlet web application. You need a servlet container (e.g. tomcat). You also need Maven 2.2.1 and JDK 6 in your system (OpenJDK from Ubuntu works fine).
All dependencies are managed by Maven public repositories.
Solr Home Directory
Solr requires a home directory to store the index and some properties. Be aware that the user running running your servlet container must have write access to this directory.
The content of
solr_home has to be copied to your selected solr home directory.
All other required files will be in the war-file.
Configure the source code
The git repository has a bunch of
Those files are templates for the various configuration files which
are machine specific i.e. passwords, IP addresses etc.
To customise them you need to make a copy omitting .template from file name.
Now in such created file you need to adjust values according to your local environment.
MDS database specific properties.
You will need to specify JDBC string, for example:
Specify the path to your preliminarily chosen solr home directory by replacing
Your usual log4j stuff.
mvn clean compile war:war
target/search.war, which is ready to be deployed.
Running locally on your development machine
This command will run packaged (i.e. not dynamic) war:
export MAVEN_OPTS="-Xmx2048m -Xms2048m" mvn clean tomcat:run-war
The application can be accessed at:
Solr admin interface is available at:
Public access should only be granted for the
Configure Apache as forward proxy
RedirectMatch ^/?$ /ui ProxyPassMatch ^/?$ ! ProxyPass / ajp://localhost:<port>/search/public
After deploying the following resources are of interest:
/public/ui- search user interface
/- admin interface
Data from MDS is imported via Solr's DataImportHandler. You can access it via admin interface.
Another option especially useful for cron jobs is
scripts/solr-client. Simply try
export SOLR_URL=http://localhost:8080/search scripts/solr-client import delta
for a delta import of MDS metadata. See
solr-client help for usage.