This optional value specifies the days on which gathering should be slowed down (e.g. during business days). If this value is not set no slowdown will be applied.

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 gather.slowdown.days key, and set the value. This can be set to any valid List<Integer> value.

Default value

The default is empty i.e. do not apply a slowdown.



Specify that the slowdown should apply on Monday (2) to Friday (6).


The calendar used is provided by the Java programming language where Sunday is denoted by "1".


  • This setting only affects file system and HP TRIM/records manager data sources.