This section provides information on system-level Funnelback application configuration.
The configuration changes detailed here affect the Funnelback server at a server-wide level.
global.cfg configuration file is created during installation and can be edited through the administrator home page's system > edit system configuration menu.
The global configuration settings for Funnelback are stored within the
global.cfg configuration file.
global.cfg is created and populated during installation and records information such as the web server ports and host names and multi-server configuration.
Default values for
global.cfg are listed in the
Setting server-wide configuration defaults
Funnelback includes a number of configuration files where the default settings can be overridden at a server level.
Default values for all the collection configuration settings are listed in the
These values are inherited by the server's collections, with values specified in the
collection.cfg file for the specific collection overriding the defaults.
An administrator can override defaults listed in the
collection.cfg.default file by creating
$SEARCH_HOME/conf/collection.cfg and adding any values that should replace the server-wide defaults. These values can still be overridden in collection-level
collection.cfg files for the different hosted collections.
$SEARCH_HOME/conf/collection.cfg is preserved during an upgrade.
Values that are commonly set to custom server defaults include:
admin_email=<comma-separated list of default emails to send update emails to> max_download_size=<maximum file size to download in MB for web crawls>
Analytics default configuration
A server wide reporting blacklist can be created defining IP addresses and words to exclude from all analytics reports unless overriden in a collection-level reporting blacklist.