Specifies a clear text form parameter for in-crawl authentication.

Key: crawler.form_interaction.in_crawl.[groupId].cleartext.[urlParameterKey]
Type: String
Can be set in: collection.cfg


Specifies a form parameter for in-crawl authentication. Form parameters set using this option will be stored within the collection configuration in clear-text and also be visible when viewing the parameter in the administration interface.

This setting should be used to pass any non-sensitive form parameters.

This setting can also be set to a special keyword funnelback_force_blank_value which causes the parameter to be submitted but with an empty value.

There is also an option that can be used to set sensitive values such as passwords. see: crawler.form_interaction.in_crawl.[groupId].encrypted.[urlParameterKey]

Configuration parameters for a rule are grouped using a [GROUP_ID] value common across all settings that make up the rule (group ID must be a number).

This setting is used in conjunction with the crawler.form_interaction.in_crawl.[groupId].url_pattern key.

Default Value



Specify two form parameters, username=john and remember-me=true, to be passed as parameters any forms encountered that have an action of


⚠ Caveats

Please note: The characters = (equals) and . (period) are not permitted within the urlParameterKey.