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Quick Tutorial - Setup a Solr instance

Before we start installing Solr instance on any machine, we should be clear on few concepts. What is Solr? Solr is Apache's product and a fast open-source Java search server. Why we need it? Solr enables you to easily create search engine for websites, databases and files. How can we install it? Option 1(for Windows machines) -  You can download any version of Solr from . Steps to install after it is downloaded- Extract the downloaded Solr package and copy it on C or D drive Please make sure latest version of Java is installed on machine. You can start Solr instance by below command: java -jar start.jar By default, Solr will run on port 8983. However you can change it ../etc/Jetty.xml file. Look for <set name="port"><SystemProperty name="jetty.port" default="8983"></set> and change it. You can keep the below command in .bet file and run it automatically. C:\solr-6.1.0\bin\s