Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Release Notes

Federated Search

The Federated Search feature enables users to submit a search query to multiple search engines concurrently and have the search results displayed in a unified format. The Federated Search feature provides a single interface for the user to post a search query to both a web meta-repository, such as, and an internal directory system, such as a local personnel directory. The search results from these two different sites are presented to the user in a single web page.