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The following the CKAN source install docs from start to finish including solr.  At this point, the site should load but you'll get solr errors.  Make the following solr updates:

Go the the directory


Check if there is a directory jetty9.service.d.  In my situation there was, but if it doesn't exist

sudo mkdir /etc/systemd/system/jetty9.service.d

Now review or add a file solr.conf with


sudo nano /etc/solr/solr-jetty.xml and replace with

<?xml version="1.0"  encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
<!DOCTYPE Configure PUBLIC "-//Jetty//Configure//EN" "">

<!-- Context configuration file for the Solr web application in Jetty -->

<Configure class="org.eclipse.jetty.webapp.WebAppContext">
  <Set name="contextPath">/solr</Set>
  <Set name="war">/usr/share/solr/web</Set>

  <!-- Set the solr.solr.home system property -->
  <Call name="setProperty" class="java.lang.System">
    <Arg type="String">solr.solr.home</Arg>
    <Arg type="String">/usr/share/solr</Arg>

  <!-- Enable symlinks -->
  <!-- Disabled due to being deprecated
  <Call name="addAliasCheck">
      <New class="org.eclipse.jetty.server.handler.ContextHandler$ApproveSameSuffixAliases"/>

Restart jetty9

systemctl daemon-reload
sudo service jetty9 restart

If the command 'systemctl daemon-reload', requires a password and you don't have it try

sudo reboot

Finally you might need to edit the port from 8080 to 8983


And change

# What host to listen on (leave commented to listen on all interfaces)

# HTTP port to listen on
# Enable authbind in /etc/default/jetty9 to use a port lower than 1024

# HTTP idle timeout in milliseconds

Changing jetty.port=8983, as follows

# HTTP port to listen on
# Enable authbind in /etc/default/jetty9 to use a port lower than 1024


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