Lucee uses Apache Lucene for full text indexing

What engine does CFSEARCH use?

Lucee uses Apache Lucene v2.4.1 as the default search engine. You are free to use your preferred search engine or write your own search and register in the lucee-(web|server).xml(.cfm) with the following lines:

<search directory="{lucee-web}/search/" engine-class=""/>

Our javadoc of interface SearchEngine. We have different implementation for SearchEngines

  • alias for
  • DummySearchEngine -> throws only exception that search is disabled.
  • implementation for lucene 1.4.3 (lucee 2.0)

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