mrs(1) A tool to build and manipulate a MRS 6 server and its data files


mrs command [options] [args]


MRS is a full text indexing toolkit. It is used to index large, text based databanks containing biological or medical information.

Run `mrs help` to access the built-in tool documentation.


Before using MRS the first time, you should set the administrator password for the web application. You can do so by typing e.g.:

mrs password mrs-dba

This will prompt you for a password and store it in the mrs-config.xml file. You can use then use this username/password combination to log in to the admin pages.


file containing all the configuration details.
directory containing the MRS data files.
directory containing a mirror of the raw data.
directory containing the MRS parser script.
directory containing HTML templates for the web server.
directory containing log files for the web server.
directory containing cached blast results.


Maarten L. Hekkelman (m.hekkelman (at)