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Indexing Options

 

Enable Full-Text within Docsvault: This feature is already enabled by default. However it can be disabled if you wish to stop indexing file contents. Disabling Full-Text search will stop indexing new files and will erase all the previous indexes for the documents imported into Docsvault.
 
Rebuild Index
Click the 'Rebuild Index' button to erase all current indexes and start building new indexes from scratch. This process is basically used when you experience unexpected search result or simply if you want to create a new index catalogue. Re-indexing might be a time consuming process depending on the number, type and size of files stored in your repository

 

Indexed File Types

This file type grid displays the file extensions that can be indexed for content because they have the necessary iFilters installed on the server. If you do not see a file extension (example .PDF or .docx) in this list proper iFilters for that file type are not installed and hence its contents cannot be indexed and searched for.

 

Steps To Add More File Types

 

Install proper iFilter for desired file type on the SQL server hosting Docsvault database

Click on the ‘Reload’ iFilter resources button

Restart the ‘SQL Full-text Filter Daemon Launcher’ service hosting the SQL database for Docsvault. This is done automatically if the SQL server is on the same machine as the Docsvault server.

 

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Full-Text Indexing Requirements:

 

1.SQL Full-Text Indexing service named ‘SQL Full-text Filter Daemon Launcher’ should be installed and running on the server hosting the SQL database for Docsvault. By default Docsvault installs the SQL server database on the same machine as the Docsvault server. So if you did not specify your own SQL server during installation, SQL server machine is the same as the Docsvault server machine

 

2.IFilter: To have a full text searching capability for specific extension you need to have its corresponding iFilter installed on the machine where the SQL server database for Docsvault is running. The search service already includes iFilters for many file types as listed in the ‘Full-Text Search’ node of the Docsvault Server Manager dialog. See ‘Adding More File Types’ topic below for further information on adding new file types for content search.

 

Adding More File Types:

 

By default, the operating system might not have the iFilters necessary to index popular file types such as .PDF, .docx, .xlsx, etc. The information below will help you install proper iFilters for these file types.

 

Note that iFilters need to be installed only on the machine where the Docsvault SQL database is running. It is not required to be installed on all client machines.

 

PDF iFilters

 

For 32-bit OS: Installing the free Adobe Reader 9.0 + on the SQL server machine will install the necessary iFilters for PDF files.

 

For 64 bits OS: Install the 'Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms' available freely from Adobe's website. At the time of this writing the 64 bit iFilter is available here.
Note: The following step may be necessary on some machines after installation:
Set your system PATH environment variable to the "bin" folder of the "Ifilter" installation. For example, from the "Control Panel\System\Advanced\Environment Variables" tab, append (i.e. Edit the current path variable) to PATH "C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64- bit platforms\bin\" and then restart the computer.

 

Office 2007 & 2010 iFilters (.docx, ,xlsx. .pptx etc.)

Please download and install the 32 or 64 bit of filter pack depending on your OS bit from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17062

 

Other File Types

You can find more information on different file type iFilters at:

IFilter.org [ifilter.org]

IFiltershop.com [ifiltershop.com]

Steps To Add More File Types

 

Install proper iFilter for desired file type on the SQL server hosting Docsvault database

Go to ‘Full-Text Search’ node of the Docsvault Server Manager dialog and click on the ‘Reload’ iFilter resources button. 

Restart the ‘SQL Full-text Filter Daemon Launcher’ service hosting the SQL database for Docsvault. This is done automatically if the SQL server is on the same machine as the Docsvault server.