How did I install the Sphinx search to Windows?

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sphinx

(Dmitry Fedyuk) #1

Step 1

I downloaded the Sphinx 2.2.11-release / Win32 binaries w/MySQL support version from here: sphinxsearch.com/downloads/archive

Step 2

I extracted the archive to C:\tools\sphinx

Step 3

I replaced the @CONFDIR@ placeholder with C:/tools/sphinx in the sphinx.conf.in file.

Step 4

I installed the Windows service:

C:\tools\sphinx\bin\searchd --install --config C:\tools\sphinx\sphinx.conf.in --servicename SphinxSearch

Step 5

I started the Windows service.