Edit or add search areas to specify the folders on network computers where clients, such
as Data Navigation, DIAdem, or LabVIEW, can search for data.
Instances dedicated to the SystemLink file service do not have search
In Data Indexing, click DataFinder
Select an instance and click
Specify a name and the path to the search area. Use a UNC path to specify the
folder. An example UNC path is \\Server\MyFolder.
Choose a workspace to determine which users can access this search area in Data
Configure indexer settings to overwrite the global DataFinder indexing schedule
for the selected search area. For the global indexing schedule, go to
in the DataFinder instance configuration.
Select a search area and click Exclude Subfolders to
exclude subfolders from indexing and searching.
Use the arrows to determine the order in which the DataFinder instance searches
for data in the search areas.
Click Apply to accept the settings.
DataFinder indexes the search areas according to your