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Status Submitted
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 15, 2022

IBM connectors for external data sources should allow customizing which content type gets crawled

IBM connectors for external data sources should allow customizing which content type gets crawled.

As an example, for the IBM Watson Discovery SharePoint connector allow Customer to configure which content type gets crawled.

Customer use case is that Customer only needs document attachments in SharePoint sites (viz. pdf, ppt, .xls, etc.) to be crawled as that is only useful content for Customer's search use case.

Currently IBM Watson Discovery connectors for external sources  do not allow configuring which content type gets crawled.

This functionality needs to be implemented.

Needed By Week
  • Guest
    Dec 5, 2022

    I think this will be good feature if we can give customer the ability to either

    1. Crawl only certain types of documents

    2. incase option 1 is hard to fix, atleast provide a feature to exclude certain types such as folders, json objects, etc which are completly useless for the customer.