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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Crawling all of a SharePoint site
Date Tue, 19 Nov 2013 01:39:01 GMT
Hi Mark,

Is "Cache Profiles" a list in your SharePoint?  If not, what is it?

Karl



On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 8:37 PM, Mark Libucha <mlibucha@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Karl,
>
> It's not the first problem you mentioned. I don't have a site specified in
> my SP connection. But it could well be the misconfigured IIS issue...
>
> Here's what I get with your modified log message:
>
> ERROR 2013-11-18 20:35:47,440 (Worker thread '7') - Exception tossed:
> Expected path to start with /Lists/, saw: '/Cache Profiles/1_.000'
> org.apache.manifoldcf.core.interfaces.ManifoldCFException: Expected path
> to start with /Lists/, saw: '/Cache Profiles/1_.000'
>
> Thanks,
>
> Mark
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 5:29 PM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Mark,
>>
>> The exception is very helpful.
>>
>> I've seen this before.  I know of two ways it can happen.
>>
>> First way: your Repository Connection is not actually pointing at the
>> SharePoint root, but rather a subsite of the root.  That usually messes
>> things up pretty well - and it's not easy to detect in the connector
>> properly either.  You must point at the actual root, not a subsite, and use
>> the criteria to limit what you include.
>>
>> Second way: your SharePoint instance has a malconfigured IIS, which is
>> mapping paths in ways that are unexpected.
>>
>> There may be other ways that this can happen; SharePoint has a myriad
>> different configuration options and it is possible your instance has one
>> that is not something we've ever seen before.  If you think that is what is
>> happening, change this line:
>>
>>             throw new ManifoldCFException("Expected path to start with
>> /Lists/");
>>
>> to:
>>
>>             throw new ManifoldCFException("Expected path to start with
>> /Lists/, saw: '"+relPath+"'");
>>
>> Karl
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 8:20 PM, Mark Libucha <mlibucha@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Screen shot attached. Using 4.1, SharePoint 2010.
>>>
>>> Throws this exception:
>>>
>>> ERROR 2013-11-18 20:12:58,058 (Worker thread '13') - Exception tossed:
>>> Expected path to start with /Lists/
>>> org.apache.manifoldcf.core.interfaces.ManifoldCFException: Expected path
>>> to start with /Lists/
>>>     at
>>> org.apache.manifoldcf.crawler.connectors.sharepoint.SharePointRepository$ListItemStream.addFile(SharePointRepository.java:2255)
>>>
>>> I added a debug log message to the SharePoint crawler so the line number
>>> may be off by 1 or 2...
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Mark
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:59 PM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Mark,
>>>>
>>>> First, what version of ManifoldCF are you using?  1.3 has some bugs
>>>> where lists are concerned.
>>>>
>>>> Second, I've recently and repeatedly run exactly this crawl against a
>>>> site that one of our ManifoldCF users set up in Amazon, so I know it works
>>>> properly.  So now the question is to determine exactly what you are doing
>>>> that is not correct.
>>>>
>>>> If you want to crawl just lists, you will nevertheless need to enter
>>>> both a Site match and a List match.  Otherwise you will get nothing,
>>>> because no sites can be crawled.
>>>>
>>>> To enter ANY of the rules I specified above, type a "*" in the type-in
>>>> box, then select "Add Text".  Then, select one of "File","Site","List",or
>>>> "Library" from the pulldown, and then click the "Add new Rule" button.  The
>>>> Metadata tab works similarly.
>>>>
>>>> If you want me to verify you have done this correctly, please include a
>>>> screen shot of the job's View page.
>>>>
>>>> If this still isn't helping you, please include a screen shot of the
>>>> Simple History report after you have run a crawl.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Karl
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 7:49 PM, Mark Libucha <mlibucha@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I've seen this issue come up before, but I'd like to hear more about
>>>>> it (Karl), if there is more to say about it...
>>>>>
>>>>> Why isn't there an option to crawl an entire SharePoint site. I mean
>>>>> it's awesome that the UI gives us the option of drilling down dynamically
>>>>> and specifying exactly which parts we want crawled, but isn't the default
>>>>> case for most users to just crawl the whole thing?
>>>>>
>>>>> So, why exactly is this not an option, and what would adding that
>>>>> functionality (I would be volunteering to try this) be feasible?
>>>>>
>>>>> On a more specific level, Karl wrote this in an earlier thread:
>>>>>
>>>>> <quote>
>>>>> For SharePoint, if you want to crawl everything beneath your root site,
>>>>> the simplest way is to define 4 rules:
>>>>> (1) SITE rule "/*"
>>>>> (2) LIST rule "/*"
>>>>> (3) LIBRARY rule "/*"
>>>>> (4) FILE rule "/*"
>>>>> </quote>
>>>>>
>>>>> I haven't be able to get this to work. It only seems to get files.
>>>>>
>>>>> Limiting the scope to just Lists, when I use "/*" and specify List, I
>>>>> get nothing crawled. Also tried "/Lists/*". Still nothing.
>>>>>
>>>>> Maybe I'm not specifying the Metadata correctly? Could you expand on
>>>>> this Karl? What exactly needs to be specified to crawl all Lists? If
I can
>>>>> get that to work I can probably figure out the rest of it.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Mark
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
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