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You can run an NLU-only server and use the HTTP API to connect to it.
Connecting to an NLU server
You can connect a Rasa NLU-only server to a separately running Rasa dialogue management only server by adding the connection details to the dialogue management server's endpoint configuration file:
token_name refer to optional authentication parameters.
The dialogue management server should serve a model that does not include an NLU model.
To obtain a dialogue management only model, train a model with
rasa train core or use
rasa train but exclude all NLU data.
When the dialogue management server receives a message, it will send a request to
http://<your nlu host>:<your nlu port>/model/parse and use the parsing information returned.
The endpoint configuration for the dialogue management server will include an
nlu endpoint that refers to your NLU only server. Therefore you should use a separate endpoint configuration file for the NLU server, excluding the
If you are implementing a custom NLU server (i.e. not Rasa NLU), your server should provide a
/model/parse endpoint that responds to requests in the same
format as a Rasa NLU server does.