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Fusion 5.11
    Fusion 5.11

    Connectors Configuration Reference

    Connectors are the conduit between Fusion and your external data sources. Connectors retrieve your data and import it into Fusion.

    Installation instructions:

    Fusion 5.10 includes all available connectors in Indexing > Datasources. Some connectors come pre-installed, but you must install others manually. See Install a Connector - 5.2 and later for more information.

    Database connectors

    Name

    Description

    Source Compatibility

    Platform Version

    Security Trimming

    Couchbase V2

    The Couchbase V2 connector uses the Couchbase Java client to retrieve data stored in Couchbase.

    Couchbase Server 6.0.3 Enterprise Edition (V2)

    V2

    No

    JDBC V2 connector

    The JDBC connector fetches documents from a relational database via SQL queries. Under the hood, this connector implements the Solr DataImportHandler (DIH) plugin.

    Any JDBC V2 compliant Database

    V2

    No

    MongoDB

    Retrieve data from a MongoDB instance.

    MongoDB 2.6, 3.0, 3.2, 3.4, 3.6, 4.0

    V1

    No

    Filesystem connectors

    Name

    Description

    Source Compatibility

    Platform Version

    Security Trimming

    Box.com V2

    The Box connector retrieves data from a Box.com cloud-based data repository. To fetch content from multiple Box users, you must create a Box app that uses OAuth 2.0 with JWT server authentication. For limited testing using a single user account, you can create a Box app that uses Standard OAuth 2.0 authentication.

    N/A

    V2

    Yes

    File Upload

    The File Upload connector provides a convenient way to quickly ingest data from your local filesystem.

    N/A

    V1

    No

    FTP

    Retrieve documents using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

    N/A

    V1

    No

    Google Cloud

    The Fusion Google Cloud Storage (GCS) V2 connector enables indexing datasets from GCS buckets into Fusion 5. The connector leverages the Google Cloud API for authentication and fetching content and metadata.

    All

    V2

    Yes

    Google Drive V1

    The Google Drive connector is used to index the documents in a Google Drive account.

    Google V3 API

    V1

    Yes

    HDFS

    Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). It traverses the Hadoop file system as it would a regular Unix filesystem.

    2.7.1

    V1

    No

    Local Filesystem V2

    This connector traverses a network file system (NFS), where a shared drive is mounted to the same location on all hosts in the cluster that are running this connector.

    All

    V2

    No

    OneDrive

    OneDrive is a file hosting service that is part of the Microsoft Office Online services. The Fusion OneDrive connector crawls a OneDrive for Business instance and retrieves data from it for indexing within Fusion.

    All

    V2

    Yes

    AWS S3 V2

    The AWS S3 V2 connector crawls items in a single bucket. You must specify the bucket name and AWS region in which that bucket is located.

    You may crawl specific items in a bucket. If no items are specified, the entire bucket will be crawled.

    All

    V2

    No

    Windows Share SMB2/3 V1 (classic)

    The Windows Share connector can access content in a Windows Share or Server Message Block (SMB 2 and 3 protocols)/Common Internet File System (CIFS) filesystem. Available in Fusion 5.x.x releases.

    SMB 2, 3 protocols

    V1

    Yes

    Windows Share SMB2/3 V2

    The Windows Share connector can access content in a Windows Share or Server Message Block (SMB 2 and 3 protocols)/Common Internet File System (CIFS) filesystem.

    SMB 2, 3 protocols

    V2

    Yes

    Repository connectors

    Name

    Description

    Source Compatibility

    Platform Version

    Security Trimming

    AEM V2

    This connector retrieves data from an Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) repository. The AEM V2 connector is compatible with AEM version 6.5.

    AEM 6.5

    V2

    Yes

    Alfresco

    The Alfresco Connector is a crawler for the Alfresco server, which adheres to the Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) standard.

    CMIS 1.1 compliant versions

    V1

    Yes

    Azure

    The Azure connector is used to crawl an Azure instance. Its connector type is "lucid.azure" and its plugin type is "azure".

    Blob and Table storage

    V1

    No

    Confluence

    Retrieve data from the Atlassian Confluence Wiki CMS. You can configure this datasource to crawl pages, spaces, blog posts, comments, and attachments.

    Confluence Server 5.5 and later; Confluence Cloud

    V1

    Yes

    Drupal

    The Drupal connector requires Drupal’s Services 7.x3.11 Module REST API. Refer to this page to install the necessary packages: www.drupal.org/node/783236

    Drupal 7.x

    V1

    No

    GitHub

    The GitHub connector retrieves data from GitHub repositories using the GitHub REST API.

    N/A

    V1

    No

    JIRA

    The JIRA connector retrieves data from an instance of Atlassian’s JIRA issue tracking system.

    6.x, 7.x

    V1

    Yes

    LDAP ACLs V2

    The Active Directory Connector for ACLs indexes Access Control List (ACL) information so that it can be used by other connectors.

    N/A

    V2

    Yes (Graph Security Trimming)

    Salesforce

    Use the Salesforce REST API to extract data from a Salesforce repository via a Salesforce Connected App.

    N/A

    V1

    Yes

    ServiceNow

    The ServiceNow Datasource retrieves data from the ServiceNow repository.

    N/A

    V1

    Yes

    SharePoint Optimized V2

    The SharePoint Optimized V2 connector retrieves content and metadata from an on-premises SharePoint repository and cloud-based SharePoint repositories.

    2013, 2016, 2019, Online

    V2

    Yes (Graph Security Trimming)

    Sitecore

    This connector provides full crawl and incremental crawl support for Sitecore versions 8.x and 9.x. It indexes document content and all metadata.

    8.x, 9.x

    V2

    No

    Solr Index

    A Solr connector pulls documents from an external standalone Solr instance or SolrCloud cluster using Solr’s javabin response type and streaming response parser.

    All

    V1

    No

    Zendesk

    The Zendesk connector uses the Zendesk REST API to retrieve tickets and their associated comments and attachments from a Zendesk repository.

    N/A

    V1

    Yes

    Social media connectors

    Name

    Description

    Source Compatibility

    Platform Version

    Security Trimming

    Jive

    Retrieve content from a Jive instance.

    REST API +V3.12

    V1

    Yes

    Kaltura

    The Kaltura V2 connector uses the Kaltura Java API client to retrieve data stored in Kaltura.

    All

    V2

    Yes

    Twitter Search

    The Twitter Search connector uses Twitter’s search API to query Twitter for tweets that match specific parameters. It allows querying for any keyword, location or other query terms.

    All

    V1

    No

    Twitter Stream

    The Twitter Stream connector uses Twitter’s streaming API to continually index Twitter. The datasource can be configured to limit tweets or it can be run indefinitely, until Twitter cuts off your access or you stop the datasource. This connector only retrieves tweets created after the datasource has been started.

    All

    V1

    No

    Web connectors

    Name

    Description

    Source Compatibility

    Platform Version

    Security Trimming

    Web V1

    The Web connector V1 retrieves data from a Web site using HTTP and starting from a specified URL.

    All Fusion 4.x and 5.x releases

    V1

    No

    Web connectors

    Name

    Description

    Source Compatibility

    Platform Version

    Security Trimming

    Web V2

    The Web connector V1 retrieves data from a Web site using HTTP and starting from a specified URL.

    Fusion release 5.6.1 and later

    V2

    No