# **Configuring SearchBlox**
Before using the SharePoint Online Connector, install SearchBlox successfully, then create a **Custom Collection**.
# **Configuring SharePoint Online 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.
Please contact [[email protected]](🔗) to request the download link for SearchBlox SharePoint Online connector.
## **Steps to Configure and Run SharePoint Online Connector**
In Windows, the files related to connector can be installed in the C:\ drive in Windows
Download the SearchBlox Sharepoint Online 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:
|Column Title||Column Title|
|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|
|site-url||SharePoint site url to be indexed|
|root-folder||SharePoint root folder of specified site|
|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:
Please make sure to give the API key, collection name, data folder path and sharepoint domain and other related properties.
Start running the sharepoint_online.exe file for Windows