RiverGlassTM EssentialScanner is an open source web crawler. The purpose of this system
is to index the text content of discovered files so they can be retrieved and analyzed.
It is intended for those in need of robust, yet low-cost and easy-to-deploy, scanner
capabilities as part of larger enterprise search solutions.
The docs/ directory in the distribution contains information on installation, system
requirements and instruction on how to use the application. Simply open the index.html
file found in this directory and follow the links.
You will first have to extract the distribution from the tarball. The following command
issued form the same directory as the tarball should do it:
tar xvf /home/myfolder/EssentialScanner-1-0-0-3.tar.gz
The first command creates a directory to contain the application. The second commands
makes the new application directory the working directory. The last command extracts
the contents of the tarball into that directory(assuming the tarball is located in
the directory /home/myfolder/).
Once you have extracted the application, please do read the documentation. It is
Changes in 188.8.131.52:
184.108.40.206 includes a significant refactoring of the code base, which is now smaller and
easier to understand.
The reset function in the query client now resets the limit and the fields specifiers.
Web authentication credentials will have to be re-entered in this version as some of
the security and encryption mechanisms have been changed.