Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP11 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.

The following figure shows the advanced search page:

Figure 18–2 The Advanced Search Page

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.

      • 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.