The following sections describe all necessary steps to get pixolution flow up and running. Before configuring pixolution flow make sure, that you meet all prerequisites (see Requirements), especially that you use a staging environement and the correct version of Solr. All possible configuration parameters are described. To enable visual image search for your Solr instance the following steps are necessary:

  1. Place and register pixolution_flow3.4.1_solrX.X.X.jar.
  2. Configure the PixolutionParserPlugin for parsing the visual search queries.
  3. Configure the ImageUpdateFactory to be able to load and index images.
  4. Configure the search component to be able to process visual search queries.
  5. Start Solr and check the log output. The following sections will guide you through each step.