Specifies the type of the data source.

Key: collection_type
Type: Type allowed values: unknown, web, filecopy, local, database, meta, trim, trimpush, connector, directory, push, push2, matrix, custom, facebook, flickr, slackpush, twitter or youtube
Can be set in: collection.cfg


This is the data source type and is set on creation of the data source.

Default Value

None. The type is set on creation of the data source or search package.

⚠ Caveats

  • Search packages are assigned a special collection_type value of meta.

See Also