Overview of the RED FLAGS system


The Red Flags system consists of the following components:

Here's a chart which shows the components and their main tasks:

System requirements

In case you want to process notices from multiple years at once, a heap of 16GB is needed for the JVM.


The cache directory will be created automatically by the engine, and you can configure its path. The downloaded HTML files will be GZipped and organized to subdirectories by year and notice number. Additionally an optimization is triggered automatically during the download process which rotates the individual files into ZIPs which will contain many notices (that way the file and subdirectory count is reduced).