1 Introduction

This document is a specification of the Content Indexing Services Protocol. This protocol allows a client to communicate with a server hosting an indexing service to issue queries. The protocol is primarily geared toward full text queries. It also allows an administrator to remotely manage the indexing service.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.