If it would help I can put together a step by step post of what I'm seeing to see if that gives any hints.
Please do b/c both Jeff and I aren't really following.
The collection data is stored in the
/solr directory in your project by default. You can use the config to place it elsewhere. The collections are tracked in the solr.xml file which, by default, is in
The first time Farcry starts up w/ the plugin enabled, it creates a collection and adds the XML node to the solr.xml file.
If you change the config, it should create a new collection for you in your updated location and either update or add it to the solr.xml file. Sometimes this does not happen, and also depends on what version of FarCry you're running. If it does not automatically do it, then restarting FarCry should do it.
Solr 3.5 that comes w/ the plugin has no control over where the collections are placed. It is just a search engine. The plugin has control over this, so it's nothing to do w/ Solr itself.
So, please explain what you're trying to accomplish and what you're seeing. As of right now, it seems like you want the collection stored in a non-default location, but I'm not even sure that is correct.