Start up Jetty if it isn't already running and point your browser to Solr's admin site at:
http://localhost:8983/solr/admin/. This tour will help you get your bearings on this interface that is not yet familiar to you. We're not going to discuss it in any depth at this point.
This part of Solr will get a dramatic face-lift for Solr 4. The current interface is functional, albeit crude.
The top gray area in the preceding screenshot is a header that is on every page of the admin site. When you start dealing with multiple Solr instances—for example, development versus production, multicore, Solr clusters—it is important to know ...