Alfresco Data Source

Configuring SearchBlox

Before using Alfresco Data Source, install SearchBlox successfully and create a Custom Collection.


Configuration details of Alfresco Data Source

Accessing Connector UI



In Linux, make sure that necessary permissions have been provided to the folder /opt by using the CHMOD command for writing log files and executing jar files.

usernameUser Name
data-directoryData Folder where the data needs to be stored. Make sure it has write permission.
api-keySearchBlox API Key
colnameThe name of the custom collection in SearchBlox.
urlSearchBlox URL
alfrescourlAlfresco URL from which the content is extracted for indexing
Replace the host and portname as applicable
alfrescoviewurlAlfresco URL to view Alfresco in a new window
Replace the host and portname as applicable
exclude-formatsFile formats to exclude.
exclude-foldersFolders to exclude in Alfresco.
max-folder-sizeMaximum size of static folder after which it should be sweeped in MB.
search url & delete-api-url:Make sure that the port number is right. If your SearchBlox runs in 8080 port the URLs should be right.