This parameter sets the plugin to use to collect files security lock strings when using early binding document level security. Funnelback currently supports extracting security information from Windows file systems.

Possible values are:

  • none (or blank): Don’t collect files security information.

  • ntfs: Use a Windows NTFS plugin to collect security information. Use this value if the remote file share is served by a Windows server.

Setting the key

Set this configuration key in the search package or data source configuration.

Use the configuration key editor to add or edit the filecopy.security_model key, and set the value. This can be set to any valid FilecopyGathererSecurityModelTypes allowed values: none or ntfs value.

Default value



Collect security information using the Windows plugin: