Using index server with ADO calls
November 14, 2001Using Index Server's Objects
Did you know that you can use the Index Server, the content indexing engine included with IIS4, as you would any other database? You can make ADO calls to it and search your site, providing you with an excellent search engine for your webs.
It's pretty simple, really. You just declare the objects, make the calls to then engine and then reference the properties, columns and values that you ask for. Pretty nifty, eh?
"OK, so how do I do this?" you're asking... It's as easy as this:
Let's take a look at the code that's used by swynk.com in the left-column Search... tool.