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Advanced search tips

The search engine being used on this site is Swish-e (we decided not to use Google because we wanted some extra flexibility in determining what is searched and what the output would contain).

Boolean operations

Swish-e accepts the operators and, or and not when searching. By default, it is assumed that multiple words are "anded" together. Evaluation takes place from left to right, and you can use parentheses to affect order of evaluation.


The * character can be used as a wildcard, but only at the end of a word.

Phrase searching

Use double-quotes to search for a particular phrase. For example:

"kerberos instance"

Additional information

The following off-site links will open in a new browser window:

Source and documentation for Swish-e, the free search engine that is used on this site.