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Search Tools Product Report
Livelink Federated Query Server
(was QueryServer MetaSearch Engine)
Price: Contact company.
Platform: Windows NT 4.0 Server (SP3, 5, or 6a), Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Solaris 2.5, RedHat Linux 6.0.
(Originally developed by Dataware, now from OpenText, which also produces OpenText LiveLink Discovery Search Engine)
- Routes queries simultaneously to multiple HTTP-compatible search services.
Allows addition of new search engines, and modification of interface to existing ones.
Automatically translates the user's query into the appropriate syntax for each search service.
- Supports password protected search services, including access to HTTPS search services.
- Duplicate results from different search services can be merged to eliminate repeat listings
Customizable ranking algorithms can be applied to sort and cluster results.
- Calculates or estimates result relevance scores.
- Can generate a table of contents for results page.
- Customizable user interface. End user can select query and display options from the search form.
- Formats search results from multiple sources to conform to a single standard specified by the administrator.
- Includes a Windows configuration tool with wizards to perform most administration tasks.
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