Welcome to the Registry Webapp Documentation.
The Registry web application implements the full IVOA interface along with other helpful pages to help query and update the Registry and harvest external IVOA registries.
Look at the installation page (on the left menu) to install the Registry to your servlet container such as tomcat.
Once installed all the documentation, query, updating, harvesting web application pages will be located on your local site. After installation you will need to continue with the Configuration page to set particular properties up for your registry. Once configuration is done you will have an IVOA compliant Registry to use.
More about Registries:
The IVOA registries for a distributed network on the internet. Registries periodically replicate data between themselves in a process known as "harvesting". So registries contain effectively two classes of information;