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Protect your GSA against an OpenSSL Vulnerability

You may have read recent media coverage about the SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224). describes this vulnerability as follows: An attacker using a carefully crafted handshake can force the use of weak keying material in OpenSSL SSL/TLS clients and servers. This can be exploited by a Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack where the attacker can decrypt and modify traffic […]

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Mirroring your Google Search Appliance

GSA Mirroring, or GSA^n, is simply the ability to link two or more appliances together so that they share the same configuration and search index. This article is an introduction to this powerful technique that should be in every search administrator’s toolkit. The most common reason for mirroring is high availability. A mirror appliance can […]

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Finding your Organization’s Hidden Metadata

If you read Chad Johnson’s recent post, Why do I need metadata?, you may be thinking: “Metadata sounds great in theory but the level of effort is too high!” I won’t deny the value of metadata entered carefully by hand, but it can be very labor-intensive to do this for large body of content. Fortunately, with Google Search Appliance […]

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