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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User permission for crawling windows share
Date Mon, 15 Dec 2014 11:49:35 GMT
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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