Number of fetcher threads for interacting with the source file system when running a file system data source update.

Key: filecopy.num_fetchers
Type: Integer
Can be set in: collection.cfg

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This option is the maximum number of fetcher threads that will run during an update of a file system data source. These threads will perform any operation that involves interacting with the source file system e.g. listing files, fetching them etc.

Default Value


This value can be overridden by the gather.slowdown.threads setting if a slowdown period has been specified.