This optional settings allows you to stop the gather process when a specific date is reached, instead of gathering everything up to the most recent record.

It can be used to target a specific time frame during the initial gather phase or for testing purposes.

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

Default value

By default it’s left blank: the gather script will stop at the most recent record found



Stop the gather process when a record dated on June, 1st 2005 is reached:

trim.gather_end_date=2005-06-01 00:00


This key only applies to the Windows version of Funnelback