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.

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 indexer_options key, and set the value. This can be set to any valid String value.

Default value



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

indexer_options=-mdsfml10000 -maxdocs1000


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

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