Running the Categorization Spider



  1. Begin by navigating to the Categorization Spider page.


    Click the Content Management link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Categorization Spider link.

    Step 2
  3. You can run this process by searching for an existing run control ID or you can add a new value. Creating a run control ID that is relevant to the process may help you remember it for future use.


    Enter the desired information into the begins with field. Enter

     a valid value

    Step 3
  4. Click the Search button.

    Step 4
  5. Use the Categorization Spider page to run the content categorization spider Application Engine process.


    In this example, you will run the content categorization spider using a previously defined run control ID and parameters.

    Step 5
  6. Click the Run button.

    Step 6
  7. Use the Process Scheduler Request page to enter or update parameters, such as server name and process output format.


    In this example, you will not enter or update any parameters.

    Step 7
  8. Click the OK button.

    Step 8
  9. The process is now running. Notice that your process has been assigned a process instance number. It is a good idea to make a note of the process instance number for future tracking.

    Step 9
  10. Now that you have used Process Scheduler to run your process, you will use Process Monitor to monitor the status of your process request.


    You use Process Monitor to:

    • Check the status of your submitted process requests.

    • Cancel process requests that have been initiated or are currently processing.

    • Hold process requests that are queued, and queue process requests that you have put on hold.


    Click the Process Monitor link.

    Step 10
  11. Use the Process List page to view the status of submitted process requests.


    The spider process that you just ran, process instance 669, has completed successfully.

    Step 11
  12. Review the message log to determine the extent of what was crawled on the file server.


    Click the Details link.

    Step 12
  13. Use the Process Detail page to review aspects of a completed process including run time, the message log, and so on.

    Step 13
  14. Click the Message Log link.

    Step 14
  15. Use the Message Log page to view the contents of the message log.

    Step 15
  16. Optionally, browse through the folders to confirm that the subfolders and files were transferred to categorized content.


    Click the Browse Folders link.

    Step 16
  17. Use the Browse Categorized Content page to traverse down or up through the folders containing categorized content.


    At the top level, you can also add a top folder if you are a top administrator for this feature.


    In this example, you will continue to browse down through the folder hierarchy to confirm the subfolders and files transferred through the spider process.

    Step 17
  18. Click an entry in the Title column.

    Step 18
  19. Click an entry in the Title column.

    Step 19
  20. The subfolders and files viewed previously in the source hierarchy have been transferred to categorized content.

    Step 20

You have completed running the content categorization spider to retrieve folders and files from a file server.

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