Before using the SharePoint 2013 Connector, install SearchBlox successfully, then create a Custom Collection.
- 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.
Please contact [email protected] to request the download link for SearchBlox SharePoint 2013 connector.
In Windows, the files related to connector can be installed in the C:\ drive in Windows
- Download the SearchBlox Sharepoint 2013 connector. Extract the downloaded zip to a folder.
- Unzip the archive under *C:*
- Configure the sharepoint.yml file which includes Sharepoint properties and SearchBlox properties as listed in the following:
|username||SharePoint User Name|
|data-directory||Data Folder where the data needs to be stored. Make sure it has write permission.|
|api-key||SearchBlox API Key|
|colname||The name of the custom collection in SearchBlox.|
|domain||SharePoint domain URL|
|include-formats||File formats to include.|
|exclude-folders||Folders to exclude in Alfresco.|
|max-folder-size||Maximum size of static folder after which it should be sweeped in MB.|
|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.|
|log-file-maxSize, log-file-maxBackups, log-file-maxAge||specified the size, backup and age limit for log files to be deleted|
- The content details of sharepoint.yml are provided here:
#SearchBlox API Key api-key: 930B1FDD47479694D9B197615FC779E0 #The name of the collection colname: custom #The sharepoint username username: test #The name of the collection password: [email protected] #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:/sharepointc2013onnector/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: [/Lists/test2,/_vti_pvt,/sharepointtest/Forms,/SiteAssets,/_catalogs] #sharepoint domain domain: http://test.site.com #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 #maximum size of static folder aftre which it should be sweeped in MB max-folder-size: 2 #Only Inlcude formats will be indexed include-formats: [.pdf,.docx,.aspx,.html,.aspx,.txt,.dotx,docx,.doc]
- Please make sure to give the API key, collection name, data folder path and SharePoint domain and other related properties.
- Start running the sharepoint_2013.exe file for Windows
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