Unable to open bldinfo file


This error occurs when Funnelback is unable to read the indexes for a collection.

Error message

Displayed in the search.xml and search.json output

error: "Cannae open bldinfo file"


The Funnelback query processor (Padre) was unable to open one or more of the indexes required to perform the search.


  • Check to see if indexes have been successfully generated for the collection (or component collections if a meta collection is being queried).

  • Check the file permissions to ensure that padre is able to read the index files.