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Files and folders indexer to DB with web search query and web results

Files Folders Index Database PHP Webpage search

   
1:46 pm on Oct 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Hi, is there some complete solution or some project for Files and folders indexing to any type of Database. Which means that there would be some Webpage in PHP with the simple search query input filed, and the goal is that one could get the simple results of the searched files and folders names with the path on the file server results should be in the web output form or in any form.

Its a similar to locate, slocate or rlocate but with the webaccess to such commands trough PHP webpage trough PHP exec commands like passthru or the goal is the web output for the searched results.

8:34 pm on Dec 7, 2009 (gmt 0)

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Welcome to WebmasterWorld, loa11!

Are the files and folders you are trying to index web pages already? If so, you can use one of the open-source web spider/search engines and just tell it to only index your site.

If you're doing regular files, whatever type of server software you're running may have a service for that. I know that Mac OS X Server provides hooks for your website to access Spotlight data -- I would assume Windows Server has something similar.