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  • v2.1.19 Changes

    April 19, 2019

    What's new:

    • API monitoring with SLAO added, set SLAO_API_KEY env values for serviceapi and webapi containers in your docker-compose.yml file
  • v2.1.18

    September 17, 2018
  • v2.1.8 Changes

    May 16, 2018

    🚀 This Release is sponsored by, special thanks to Dr. Barry Clark

    What's new:

    • Dramatic increase in crawling speed
    • Storage consumption is minimal, now you download files directly from crawled fs
    • 🔀 File removal sync -> if file removed from folder it will be marked as removed in Ambar
    • ➕ Added ability to ignore files by folders, extensions and file names
    • 🐛 Bug fixes and small changes to docker-compose.yml

    ⚡️ Update notes: before update, please download the latest docker-compose.yml and read the installation instruction.

  • v2.0.0.rc Changes

    April 18, 2018

    Ambar 2.0.0rc is out!

    What's new:

    • Ambar is fully open-source now under MIT license
    • 👍 Only local fs crawler is supported now
    • 🐳 Ambar management script was removed and replaced by a single docker-compose file
    • 🚚 Users and authentication were removed
  • v1.3.0 Changes

    November 17, 2017

    We're happy to announce Ambar 1.3.0 is out!

    What's new:

    • ⚡️ We added new ways to visualize your search results: Folders View & Statistics View. Both are live and update as you type your search query.
      • Folders view allows you to quickly navigate through indexed files tree and preview results. Ambar Folders View
      • Statistics view allows you to easily analyze huge search results and have a full vision of your data Ambar Statistics View
      • Many of you asked us to add ui localizations... Thanks to one of our customers who made it possible. As for now there are two options: Russian and English, change uiLang in your config.json. If you want to add your own localization, please contact us on [email protected].
      • If you don't want to preserve original files in Ambar, you can disable it in your config.json. Doing this highly reduces Ambar storage space requirements.
      • Ambar management script and config file were optimized.

    Migration from 1.2.0:

    Unfortunately, this version is not backwards compatible. So, you have to perform a clean install.

  • v1.2.0 Changes

    October 18, 2017

    Hello everyone!

    Ambar 1.2.0 is out!

    What's new?

    • Now you can preview any file in Ambar
    • If file contains some sensible data like emails, tax ids, vehicle ids, etc - Ambar recognizes and highlights them. We call this sensible data "named entities".
    • You can search by named entities using query entitites:"[email protected]"
    • We added tags coloring depending on tag's type

    ⚡️ Before updating your Ambar to this version, you need to reset all the data in your Ambar with sudo ./ reset. After reset run sudo ./ update to get the latest version.

  • v1.1.0 Changes

    September 07, 2017

    Sunny summer days are over, so we are back to work. 

    🆕 New features

    🏷 Tags

    • We completely removed the sources panel from the UI and replaced it with tags
    • Tags panel is on the left sidebar


    • IP, IPv6, IPv4
    • Archive, Archive-Zip, Image
    • EMail
    • Phone, Phone-RU

    Files removing

    • "Hidden Files" are now called "Removed Files". You can search through removed files by show:removed query

    💻 UI

    • Added Table view for search results. With it you can easily analyze large number of search results and tune your search query


    • Added FTPS crawler, just set type: ftps

    🛠 Bugfixes

    • Added ability to specify IP address and port during Ambar installation
    • Minor bugfixes

    Migration from 1.0.0

    • To update your Ambar to latest version use sudo ./ update
  • v1.0.0 Changes

    June 16, 2017

    It's time for 1.0.0!

    🆕 New features

    Side Panel

    • Introducing side panel: now you can refine your search just by a few clicks. With side panel you can filter documents by time range, source, size or quickly view hidden files

    Ambar Updated UI

    🛠 Bugfixes

    • Fixed igonoring auth:none in config.json bug (yes, again, sorry)
    • Other minor bug fixes

    Migration from 0.10.0

    • ⚡️ To update your Ambar to latest version use wget -O && chmod +x ./ && sudo ./ update.
  • v0.10.0 Changes

    June 02, 2017

    🆕 New features

    🏷 Tags:

    • Add tags just by typing them right into a search result with a smart autosuggest. Tags are separated by comma or Enter key

    Ambar Tags Adding

    • Search by one or several tags with tags:ocr,receipt query

    🌐 Ambar Search By Tag

    • ocr tag is automatically added for ocr-proccessed files, more auto tags are coming soon

    Files removing:

    • Now you can hide irrelevant search results with Hide button, so they never display again in your search results

    Hide File Button

    • You can search through hidden files by show:hidden query

    Search Through Hidden Files

    • You can restore hidden files with Restore button

    💻 UI:

    • Last modified date is now displayed in a human readable format
    • Search result card design was significantly changed
    • Main menu was placed on the right side of the header

    🛠 Bugfixes

    • Fixed igonoring auth:none in config.json bug
    • Other minor bug fixes

    Migration from 0.9.5

    • Before updating your Ambar to this version, you need to reset all the data in your Ambar with sudo ./ reset. After reset run sudo ./ update to get the latest version.
  • v0.9.5 Changes

    May 19, 2017

    🆕 New features

    • Major search improvement. Now search works on all the fields at once, this means if you search for "John" Ambar will search for it in files content, full names, sources and authors. This applies to phrase search and fuzzy search as well
    • 🆕 New API methods added to allow users to use Ambar only as a content extractor (please refer to our API documentation for further information)
    • Chinese language analyzer added, use ambar_cn in config.json to enable it

    🛠 Bugfixes

    • 🛠 Minor UI and WebApi bugfixes (thanks for your feedback)

    Migration from 0.9.4

    • 🚀 Migration to this release requires reset of all your data, as we changed ElasticSearch mappings. Use this migration command: sudo ./ reset && sudo ./ update