[svlug] Building an search engine for intranet sites

Jesse Monroy jesse650 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 17:27:49 PDT 2015


Robert,
What is your goal? It sounds like webscrapping could accomplish
what you need. If so, then things like grep, sed, awk, and wget
are good tools to know... and of course, bash.

What is your goal?

Jesse




On 6/3/15, Robert Freiberger <rfreiberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Svlug,
>
> Not sure if this is really addressed correctly in the title so I'll mention
> my problem first. At work we have about 50 pages (monitoring, github,
> documents) that need to be viewed during incidents or daily work. Since
> there are so many links, it's difficult to find these and even listing them
> out in a web page makes it hard to find something.
>
> I was thinking about making a very simple search engine tool that could
> have a set of links then present the end user with what closely matches
> their search. For example, I enter "apache" then I would see five links of
> apache monitoring pages.
>
> Since it's not checking for changes within the sites, but rather from a
> file, not sure if this really needs to be overly complex. I'm guessing I'm
> over engineering this to be honest.
>
> Thanks,
> Robert
>



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