# **Configuring SearchBlox**
Before using Drupal Connector, install SearchBlox successfully and create a **Custom Collection**.
# **Configuring Drupal for Connector**
you need to enable JSON API extension by adding it to Drupal from local import Download Link: [https://www.drupal.org/project/jsonapi](🔗)
# **Configuring Drupal 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 Drupal connector. In Windows, the connector would be installed in the _C drive_.
## **Steps to Configure and Run the Drupal Connector**
Download the SearchBlox Drupal connector. Extract the downloaded zip to a folder.
Unzip the archive under *C:\*
Configure the drupal.yml file which includes Drupal properties and SearchBlox properties as listed in the following:
|Column Title||Column Title|
|data-directory||Data Folder where the data needs to be stored. Make sure it has write permission.|
|api-key||SearchBlox API Key. API key would be available in Admin Dashboard Menu -> Admin ->Licence page|
|colname||The name of the custom collection in SearchBlox.|
|drupalurl||Drupal url http://<address>/drupal/jsonapi/node/|
|drupalloginurl||Drupal login url http://<address>/drupal/user/login?_format=json|
|drupalcontenturl||Drupal content url http://<address>/drupal/node/|
|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 by default.|
The content details of drupal.yml are provided here:
Start running the drupal_connector.exe file for Windows