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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User permission for crawling windows share
Date Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:09:55 GMT
Hi Smitha,

The support for folder security was added in MCF 1.6.  See CONNECTORS-886.

Karl


On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 6:49 AM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Smitha,
>
> Can you tell me what version of MCF you are using?  There was a fix for
> this very situation made a while ago, if I recall correctly.
>
> Karl
>
>
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 2:51 AM, Smitha S <Smitha_S09@infosys.com> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi,
>>
>>
>>
>> We are using ManifoldCF to crawl using window share repository connector.
>> In the fileserver a folder has been shared to a specific user (e.g say
>> mcfusr). We have configured the window share repository connector with the
>> server details, domain and the user credentials for ‘mcfusr’. But when we
>> ran the mcf job, crawling failed with an exception “jcifs: possibly
>> trasient exce detected while getting share security”.
>>
>>
>>
>> When I went through the mailing list, I found a related thread.
>>
>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/manifoldcf-user/201409.mbox/%3C277F6D86-4C79-4C61-8AEF-FD5CD3D72737@gmail.com%3E
>>
>>
>>
>> As per this, we have added the “mcfusr” to the administrator group of the
>> fileserver. The crawling job worked successfully. But with this
>> configuration, we found another issue.
>>
>>
>>
>> In  the fileserver, there is another shared folder which is shared with
>> only some other user (say restricted_folder). This folder is not shared
>> with “mcfuser” explicitly. From outside the fileserver, we are not able to
>> access this restricted folder. But we are able to configure the crawling
>> job with this folder and mcfuser. The crawling is successful and documents
>> are successfully indexed.
>>
>>
>>
>> Even though MCF reads the ACL of the folder and its contents, why is it
>> allowed for mcfusr to crawl the documents. We were expecting an exception
>> in this scenario. Because of this our client is a little reluctant to add
>> mcfusr to administrative group.
>>
>>
>>
>> Could you please provide us some light on this.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks & Regards,
>>
>> Smitha S
>>
>>
>>
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