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What Are the Source Properties?

The source properties are additional parameters which can be defined before or after a source is indexed.

To display the source property pages

  1. On the Coveo server, access the Administration Tool (see Opening the Administration Tool).

  2. Access the Sources and Collections page (Index > Sources and Collections).

  3. In the Sources section, expand the appropriate source drop-down list.

     

  4. Select the appropriate property. Its corresponding page is displayed. The following table describes the source property pages.

    Property Applies to Description

    View Status

    All sources

    Displays general information concerning the content of the source and actions performed on it (see What Information Is Displayed in the Status Page?).

    Edit General Properties

    All sources

    Displays the properties of the source and allows their modification (see How to Modify General Source Parameters).

    Note: Most properties displayed in the General Properties page are defined during source creation (see Adding a Source).

    Edit Filters

    All sources except Manual Crawler

    Displays the inclusion and exclusion filters applied to the source and allows their modification (see Adding and Modifying Source Filters).

    Edit Refresh Schedule

    All sources except Manual Crawler

    Displays the refresh schedule used to update the source and allows to select a different one (see How to Apply a Refresh Schedule to a Source.

    Edit Fields

    All sources

    Displays the field set used to index the source and allows to select a different one (provided custom sets have been created).

    Edit XML Document Definition

    All sources

    Displays the XML document definition used to index the source and allows to select a different one.

    Note: The Coveo Platform does not provide built-in XML document definitions but you can add one (see How to Add XML Document Definitions).

    Edit SharePoint

    SharePoint

    Displays the SharePoint reference set used to index the source and allows to select a different one (provided custom sets have been created).

    Edit Lotus Notes

    Lotus Notes

    Displays the Lotus Notes form set used to index the source and allows to select a different one (provided custom sets have been created).

    Edit Document Types

    All sources

    Displays the document type set used to index the source and allows to select a different one (provided custom sets have been created).

    Edit Conversion Scripts

    All sources

    Displays the preconversion and postconversion scripts used to index the source and allows to select different ones.

    Note: Conversion scripts have to be written in VBScript or JScript and added to CES (see Conversion Script Overview).

    Edit Permissions

    All sources except Manual Crawler

    Displays the source permissions and allows their modification (see Modifying Source Security Permissions).

    Edit Forms

    Web Pages

    Allows the configuration of forms used by the Web connector to access secure pages (see Indexing Secure Web Pages Using Forms).

    Refresh Documents

    Local/Network Files

    Web Pages

    Allows to refresh, add or remove a single file or folder (see How to Refresh, Add or Delete Single Documents Within Local/Network or Web Sources).

    Edit Advanced

    All sources

    Allows the modification of the advanced parameters of a source (see How to Modify Advanced Source Parameters).