OneDrive Connector

Configuring SearchBlox

Before using OneDrive Connector, install SearchBlox successfully and create a Custom Collection.


**Configure Onedrive App for Onedrive connector

  • Click on Add an app after successful login
  • Specify application name and click on create
  • Note down application ID
  • click on add platform
  • Click on WEB
  • Specify redirect URL and click on save

OneDrive Connector

  • All the files related to the connector should be available in the same folder that is, all files should be extracted into the same folder.
  • Create a data folder on your drive where the files would be temporarily stored and mention in yml files.

Contact [email protected] to request the download link for SearchBlox OneDrive connector. The following steps include the example paths for both Windows as well as Linux. In Windows, the connector would be installed in the C drive.

Steps to Configure OneDrive Connector

  • Download the SearchBlox OndDrive connector. Extract the downloaded zip to a folder.
  • Unzip the archive under *C:*
  • Configure the onedrive.yml file which includes OneDrive properties and SearchBlox properties as listed in the following:
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
exclude-foldersFolders to exclude in OneDrive.
log-file-maxSize,log-file-maxBackups,log-file-maxAgemegabytes after which new file is created
number of backups after which log file should be deleted
Number of days after which log files should be deleted
servlet url & delete-api-url:Make sure that the port number is right. If your SearchBlox runs in 8080 port the URLs should be right.
authURLOneDrive authorization url
tokenURLOneDrive api token url
redirectUrlOneDrive redirect uri to redirect back to Goconnector. Please be careful about port when specifying, it should not be same as SearchBlox port.
clientIdOneDrive app client id
clientSecretOneDrive app client secret
portOneDrive GOconnector port, should have the same port number given in redirect url
api_urlOneDrive API url
  • The content details of onedrive.yml are provided here:
#SearchBlox API Key
api-key: 930B1FDD47479694D9B197615FC779E0
#The name of the collection
colname: onedrive
#SearchBlox URL
url: http://localhost:8080/searchblox/rest/v2/api/
#Data Folder where the data needs to be stored Make sure it has write permission
data-directory: C:/onedrive/data
#megabytes after which new file is created
log-file-maxSize: 10
#number of backups after which log file should be deleted
log-file-maxBackups: 10
#Number of days after which log files should be deleted
log-file-maxAge: 30 
#The Excluded folders wont be indexed. Note:no trailing or leading slashes Eg: test/searchblox
exclude-folders: [connector]
#searchblox servlet url for auto delete functionality
servlet-url: http://localhost:8080/searchblox/servlet/SearchServlet
#searchblox delete api url for auto delete functionality
delete-api-url: http://localhost:8080/searchblox/api/rest/docdelete
#onedrive authorization url
#onedrive api token url
#onedrive redirect uri to redirect back to Goconnector,Be careful about port when specifying
redirectUrl: http://localhost:8081/handle
#onedrive app client id
clientId: 4fe024fe-9ab4-43dd7d-b34b-66703fd8a11427
#onedrive app client secret
clientSecret: eftPUK9529jqddfdbsGBJK4!)_+
#one drive GOconnector port,Should be same as port number in redirect url
port: 8081
#one drive connector API url
  • Start running the onedriveConnector.exe file for Windows