This value specifies the maximum number of threads to use during a slowdown period when gathering. It will only be enforced if all values have been specified for the other gather.slowdown.* parameters.

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.threads key, and set the value. This can be set to any valid Integer value.

Default value


The default is to have one gathering thread during a slowdown.


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