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Re: Error Message: Index file error: Could not open the index file 'i

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)>
Date: Fri Jun 04 2004 - 17:32:42 GMT
On Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 10:19:15AM -0700, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> Hi there --
> I have installed swish-e 2.4.2 and was able to successfully index a
> directory with several pdf files. After I had
> restarted the apache 1.3.31 server the program is on, I went to the
> swish.cgi file to do a test search. When the
> Search was initiated the following error message appeared onscreen:
> Index file error: Could not open the index file 'index.swish-e': No such
> file or directory
> What do I need to do to correct this? Thanks.

Trust error messages.

Running CGI: put index.swish-e in the same directory as swish.cgi, or...

Running IIS: put full path to index file in config

Running mod_perl: you have to specify the full path unless ServerRoot
happens to be where the index file is -- better specify the full path.

Bill Moseley
Received on Fri Jun 4 10:32:42 2004