Data source crawler plug-ins are Java applications that can change the content or metadata of crawled documents. You can configure a data source crawler plug-in for all non-web crawler types.
With the crawler plug-in for data source crawlers, you can add, change, or delete crawled content or metadata.
Carwlers are classified as type A or type B depending on which crawler plug-ins they support.
The following crawlers are type A crawlers.
- File system crawler
- IBM Connections crawler
- JDBC database crawler
- Notes crawler
- Web Content Manager crawler
- WebSphere Portal crawler
The following crawlers are type B crawlers.
- Agent for Windows file systems crawler
- BoardReader crawler
- Box crawler
- Case Manager crawler
- Exchange crawler
- FileNet P8 crawler
- Salesforce crawler
- SharePoint crawler
For instructions on how to create crawler plug-ins, see Crawler plug-ins for non-web sources.