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Support for authentication other than basic authentication on web crawlers
Watson Discovery's web crawlers implement Basic authentication support as website access authentication.
Currently, there are few basic authentications for websites that are used commercially in the world, and most of them are "form authenticat...
Skipping processing of image files (JPG/GIF/PNG/image PDF)
Watson Discovery ingests a number of file types, including image types like JPG/GIF/PNG/image PDF. When OCR is switched off, Discovery still processes these files and captures its metadata. Our client wants to skip image files completely and also ...
Don't kick off full recrawl if only the crawl schedule is changed on processing settings
Currently (WD 2.2.1 on CP4D) if you make any changes on the Processing Settings tab it kicks off a full recrawl, even if the changes would not have any material effect on the processed documents. For example, if only the crawl schedule is changed ...
Document conversion should retain the original order of the document
Currently Discovery pulls tables, headings, footers and other Smart Document Understanding elements into their own array. This disrupts the flow of the original document, for instance the subheading is separated from the paragraph that immediately...
While connecting/setting up data sources for Watson Discovery, currently the only option is to include userid/credentials - this is not suitable in enterprise solutions (like our case) where we have multi-factor authentication enabled for userids....
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