Index Documents Directly into IDOL Server

This section describes how to index documents from a connector directly into IDOL Server.

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In most cases, HPE recommends sending documents to a Connector Framework Server (CFS). CFS extracts metadata and content from any files that the connector has retrieved, and can manipulate and enrich documents before they are indexed. CFS also has the capability to insert documents into more than one index, for example IDOL Server and a Vertica database. For information about sending documents to CFS, see Send Data to Connector Framework Server

To index documents directly into IDOL Server

  1. Stop the connector.
  2. Open the connector’s configuration file in a text editor.
  3. In the [Ingestion] section, set the following parameters:

    EnableIngestion To enable ingestion, set this parameter to true.
    IngesterType To send data to IDOL Server, set this parameter to Indexer.
    IndexDatabase The name of the IDOL database to index documents into.

    For example:

    [Ingestion]
    EnableIngestion=True
    IngesterType=Indexer
    IndexDatabase=News
  4. In the [Indexing] section of the configuration file, set the following parameters:

    IndexerType To send data to IDOL Server, set this parameter to IDOL.
    Host The host name or IP address of the IDOL Server.
    Port The IDOL Server ACI port.
    SSLConfig (Optional) The name of a section in the connector's configuration file that contains SSL settings for connecting to IDOL.

    For example:

    [Indexing]
    IndexerType=IDOL
    Host=10.1.20.3
    Port=9000
    SSLConfig=SSLOptions
    
    [SSLOptions]
    SSLMethod=SSLV23
  5. Save and close the configuration file.

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