Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Administrator's Guide

Advanced Search

Users can increase the accuracy of their searches by adding operators that fine-tune their keywords. These options can be selected from the Advanced Search page.

To make an advanced search query, perform the following steps:

ProcedureTo Make an Advanced Search Query

  1. Access the Search web application by entering its URL in the Location bar of your browser, in the following format:

    http://<server-instance>:port number/search

  2. Click the Advanced link.

  3. Enter any or all of the following information:

    • Search in. Select the collection you want to search.

      • Find. Four options are supported:

        • All of the words. Finds pages that include all the key words specified in Find.

        • Any of the words. Finds pages that include any of the key words specified in Find.

        • The exact phrase. Finds pages that match the exact phrase used in Find.

        • Passage search. Highlights the passage containing the keyword or words in the retrieved pages.

        Without the words. The search will exclude Web pages that contain the specified words.

      • Title “does/does not“ contain. Restrict the search to pages with titles that include the specified key words.

      • Since. Restrict the search operation to Web pages indexed in the selected time period.