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IDOL Connectors can run custom scripts written in Lua, an embedded scripting language. You can use Lua scripts to process documents that are created by a connector, before they are sent to CFS and indexed into IDOL Server. For example, you can:
There might be occasions when you do not want to send documents to a CFS. For example, you might use the
Collect action to retrieve documents from one repository and then insert them into another. You can use a Lua script to transform the documents from the source repository so that they can be accepted by the destination repository.
To run a Lua script from a connector, use one of the following methods:
IngestActionsconfiguration parameter in the connector’s configuration file. For information about how to do this, see Run a Lua Script using an Ingest Action. The connector runs ingest actions on documents before they are sent for ingestion.
IngestActionsaction parameter when using the
CollectActionsaction parameter when using the