Mac Apache Solr Quick Start
Welcome Mac User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Quick Start with Apache Solr on Mac OS X.
And the Apache Solr Mac Install is an industrial-strength, high performance, thread-safe search server based on Apache Lucene.
Furthermore Solr uses Lucene under the covers to provide the most powerful full text search capabilities available in any open source product.
Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
Finder > Utilities > Terminal
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
See How to Install Apache Solr on MacMac Apache Solr Installation
Then Make Solr First Configuration
We’ll initialize a 2 nodes Solr Cluster!
bin/solr start -e cloud
And Follow the CLI Wizard…
Press to Confirm 2 when prompted:
how many Solr nodes would you like to run in your local cluster? (specify 1-4 nodes) :
Then simply Hit for First Node’s Port:
Please Enter the port for node1 :
And Again for the Second one:
Please Enter the port for node2 :
Then the 2 Nodes Cluster will be Initialized:
Cluster at localhost:9983 ready
Again when Prompted Start Making a Collection Data Index
So Set Name as “techproducts” and Hit :
Please provide a name for your new collection: [gettingstarted]
Confirm for the 2 Shards -> (In SolrCloud, a logical partition of a single Collection):
How many shards would you like to split techproducts into? 
And again for the Replicas -> (Shards Replicas distributed across multiple Nodes for fault tolerance):
How many replicas would you like to split techproducts into? 
Finally Set the Config File’s Name to “sample_techproducts_configs”:
Please choose a configuration for the techproducts collection, available options are: _default or sample_techproducts_configs [_default]
And You’ll be Greated with a:
SolrCloud example running, please visit: http://localhost:8983/solr
Congratulations You are Riding a Solr Search Cloud!
Access Solr Admin UI on Browser at
Load some Data to Start Making Queries
Here we’ll Index the techproducts Directory’s Data with:
bin/post -c techproducts example/exampledocs/*s
Now we’re ready to Start Searching…
There are severals Options to Make Queries to Solr Server:
Admin UI, cUrl,wget, Chrome POSTMAN, …, as well as several programming Client APIs.
To access the Browsers Query facility go to: http://localhost:8983/solr/#/techproducts/query
Or with cUrl you can try a query like:
Here Looking for the Term “foundation”
Find here below Further Docs to improve your Solr Searching Skill!
Apache Solr Searching Extended DocumentationApache Solr Queries Online Docs