SMILA/Documentation/Filesystem Crawler

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What does FileSystemCrawler do

The FileSystemCrawler collects all files and folders recursively starting from a given directory. Next do the content of files it may gather any file meta information from the following list:

  • size
  • full path
  • file name only
  • file size
  • last modified date
  • file content
  • file extension

Crawling configuration

The configuration file can be found at configuration/org.eclipse.smila.framework/file.

Crawling Configuration explanation

The root element of crawling configuration is CrawlJob and contains the following sub elements:

  • DataSourceID – the identification of a data source
  • SchemaID – specifies the schema for a crawler job
  • DataConnectionID – describes which agent crawler should be used
    • Crawler – implementation class of a Crawler
    • Agent – implementation class of an Agent