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filecopy.source (collection.cfg setting)

Description

This option sets the file system path to the source of the data files for filecopy collections. This can be any of: an absolute local path (Linux), an absolute UNC path (Windows), or a URL with one of the supported URL schemes (file and smb).

Multiple sources can be specified by separating with commas.

Caveats

  • Only for filecopy collections.
  • For indexing Windows file shares it is recommended to use smb:// urls rather than UNC paths. e.g. smb://server/directory/ rather than \\server\directory

Default value

(none, set when creating the collection)

Examples

filecopy.source=/var/data/shakespeare
filecopy.source=G:\data
filecopy.source=\\afileserver\plays\shakespeare,\\afileserver\sharedfiles
filecopy.source=file:///var/data/shakespeare
filecopy.source=smb://afileserver/plays/shakespeare

See also

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