Options for configuring the Funnelback indexer, controlling what is indexed and how the index is built.

Key: indexer_options
Type: String
Can be set in: collection.cfg


This option configures the Funnelback indexer by providing a set of configuration flags which configure various aspects of the index build such as what is included, how various properties are interpreted and how the index is built.

See: Funnelback indexer options for a list of options that can be supplied to the indexer.

Indexer options are supplied as a set of indexer flags which are set in the data source configuration.

Default Value



Increase the size of metadata fields to 10000 characters and index no more than 1000 documents:

indexer_options=-mdsfml10000 -maxdocs1000

⚠ Caveats

  • Indexing will not occur if the indexer is given an invalid option.

  • Indexer options can affect Funnelback’s performance, so change them with caution.