Archie Help

This help file explains in moderate detail what each field in the search page means. If you still can't locate the help you need or you want to report an error please mail us at and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Search For:
Here you type in the search variable. If regular expression is the type of search you are using then the string would be the regular expression you are looking for.
The database which will be undergoing the search. If you are searching the web then press on the Web Index button. Otherwise if you are searching the FTP sites then press on the other button.
Search Type:
This option only affects searches of type Regular Expression and Substring.
Output Format:
This controls the output format for results from the Web Index database.

Optional Parameters