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Microsoft Site Server
Price: 1 server & 5 clients: $1239; 1 server & 10 clients: $1449; 1 server & 25 clients, $2109; 5 additional clients: $239; 20 additional clients: $839; unlimited additional Intranet/extranet clients: $2,999. Included with the Microsoft BackOffice 4.0 Server and MCIS (Microsoft Commercial Internet System).
Platform: Windows NT Server
Intel search engine (the icons for HTML, PDF and other file formats are particularly nice)
Articles, Reviews, White Papers and Books
- Using Site Server
to Index XML documents ASP Today: December 18, 2000 by Paul Hammond
Describes how a publisher used XSL to create temporary HTML versions of articles for Site Server to index. The system is designed so that articles are indexed separately, even if the original XML files contain more than one article. Very helpful details of field and full-text query syntax.
Site Server Search on yoursite.com by Farhad Amirfaiz, 1999, siteserver101.com
Helpful short instructions with screenshots and examples.
- Persisting Site
Server Search Queries by Brad Fox, ASP Today, March 17, 1999.
System allows users to store their queries and return to them later.
Creating a Search Catalog with Site Server 3.0 (link to page with Microsoft
White Paper in MS Word format)
Search in the Enterprise (link to page with Microsoft White Paper in MS
Site Server 3 Nick Apostopoulous, et al, Wrox Press, 1999 ISBN 1861002696;
Covers planning and configuration, samples, local and remote crawling, file systems, databases & dynamic content, testing, search usage analysis and knowledge management. If you buy it from Amazon or FatBrain using these links, you'll support the SearchTools site.