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Running ElasticSearch on a Separate Server

Discussion in 'General XenForo Discussion and Feedback' started by DeltaHF, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. DeltaHF

    DeltaHF Well-Known Member

    I'm considering moving my large forum (6m+ posts) to XenForo, and I'm very excited to learn about the improved search functionality. I'm less enthusiastic, however, about running the JVM on the server that runs my site and the additional memory elasticsearch's index would consume.

    Will it be possible to configure XenForo to use an elasticsearch index on a separate server, or will it assume the index resides on localhost by default?
  2. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    I would assume so since elasticsearch can internally expand to span multiple servers. XF forcing to connect only to localhost would seem a little silly.
  3. Deebs

    Deebs Well-Known Member

    I currently run ElasticSearch on a separate server, ie standalone. Works fine.
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  4. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The options in the addon allow you to configure
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