Funnelback 11.1.0 release notes

Released: 9 December 2011

New Features

  • Support for different site web crawling profiles, allowing high performance sites within a larger collection to be crawled more quickly.

  • Support for larger numeric metadata values and more strict equality checks.

Upgrade Issues

  • If Funnelback is upgraded to 11.1 from a version earlier than 10.1 Funnelback’s administration interface will initially show all previous collection updates as failed. Updating the collections after the upgrade will resolve this display issue.

  • Collections using WARC storage must be updated after upgrading to allow cached documents to be returned.

Selected improvements and bugfixes

  • Improved modelling of TRIM early binding security

  • Documentation refinements

  • Support for X-Forwarded-For headers in the modern search interface

  • Improved key encoding handling for WARC files

  • Fixed handling of LDAP directory repository authentication without domains

  • Ability to configure the web crawler’s DNS cache size

  • Reduced load from editing large tuning data sets and improved CSV tuning data import

  • Fixed errors when exporting empty frontier entries at the end of a web crawl

  • Fixed incorrect facet display caused by interactions with synonyms

  • Improved detection of successful collection updates

  • Improved file-copy and security support for Novell Netware

  • Fixed temporary file opening issue in analytics reporting on Windows