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Adding and Editing Search Areas

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Last Modified: November 7, 2019

Edit or add search areas to specify the folders on network computers where clients such as DIAdem or LabVIEW can search for data. You cannot add or edit search areas in the FileIndex instance.

  1. In Data Indexing, click DataFinder Instances.
  2. Select an instance and click »Manage»Search Areas.
  3. Click Add.
  4. 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.
  5. Optional: Configure the following settings depending on your use case.
    Setting Description
    Indexer Settings Overwrites the global DataFinder instance schedule for the selected search area. For the global indexing schedule, go to »Manage»Index»Indexing Schedule.
    Security Overwrites the global security settings for the selected search area. For the global security settings, go to »Manage»Security.
  6. Optional: Select a search area and click Exclude Subfolders to exclude subfolders from indexing and searching.
  7. Optional: Use the arrows to determine the order in which the DataFinder instance searches for data in the search areas.
  8. Click Apply in the highlighted area to accept the settings.

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