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Before installing the Microsoft File Connector ensure that the Mindbreeze Server is already installed and this connector is also included in the Mindbreeze license.
The Microsoft File Connector is available as a ZIP file. This file must be registered with the Mindbreeze Server via mesextension.exe as follows:
mesextension --interface=plugin --type=archive --file=MicrosoftFileConnector<version>.zip install
PLEASE NOTE: The Connector can be updated by calling the same mesextention. Mindbreeze Enterprise will automatically carry out the required update.
Select the “Advanced” installation method:
Click on the “Indices” tab and then on the “Add new index” symbol to create a new index.
Enter the index path, e.g. “/data/indices/filesystem”. Change the Display Name of the Index Service and the related Filter Service if necessary.
Add a new data source with the symbol “Add new custom source” at the bottom right.
For crawling large files it is beneficial to use Content Location Optimzation. For example if you want to crawl Outlook PST Files.
Configure the mount point according to the screenshot above. The following configuration Options are needed:
The Content Location Optimization feature requires that the UNC Path is mounted locally. This can be configured using the System Configuration in the Management Center:
In addition to the File Crawler configuration above you also need to add an Outlook PST Datasource to crawl PST Files remove “Default” from Category Instance field.
And finally ensure that a Filter Plugin is enabled for .pst extension.
The user must have read access permission in order to crawl a share.
To open search results from a Microsoft File datasource the current user has to be signed in to the corresponding fileserver.
To uninstall the Microsoft File Connector, first delete all Microsoft File Crawlers and then carry out the following command:
mesextension --interface=plugin --type=archive --file=MicrosoftFileConnector<version>.zip uninstall