• Configuration files contain the collection and search results configuration for the SearchBlox installation.
  • Configuration can be exported or imported for SearchBlox during the initial setup or upgrade and can be moved between two different SearchBlox Servers using this function.
  • On uploading configuration file, all the existing data in the collections will be cleared and it is mandatory to reindex all collections.


Important Note

  • When uploading the config file, pre-existing collections will be deleted.
  • Config import will work for licensed versions only.
  • A license key is required to use this feature.
  • When exporting the config file, an XML file named exportconfig.xml will be downloaded. This file can be imported in the current or additional SearchBlox build.
  • After successfully uploading the config files, you will be redirected to the login or license page.
  • After accessing the admin dashboard, the collections uploaded from the config file will be available, and preexisting collections will be deleted.

Important Information on Configuration File

  • After uploading config file, reindex all the collections or schedule them so that the data gets indexed before the search is performed by users.
  • Make a backup of the config file once a month (depending on how often collections are updated) by exporting and saving the current file.
  • This config file can be uploaded when upgrading or reinstalling, or when replicating setup on another server.
  • The password can be reset by removing signed=" true" or by replacing the existing encrypted password in <SEARCHBLOX_INSTALLATION_PATH>/webapps/searchblox/WEB-INF/config.xml with the password in the following line:
<config password="Fms/jGO/du9Mzl1jayYxMnOdxD4=" apikey="636D91FAABEAA4942298" signed="true">