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Search deleted files - Keep copy on an old index? [message #548] Wed, 28 June 2017 01:20 Go to next message
Cédric Barnet
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Registered: June 2017
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We have an index of our files on a Network share.

A large amount are going to be moved to a separate archive location.

When performing a search, will Foxtrot Search still provide results for
files that are no longer on the share. If so, for how long after they were
deleted?

Iff not, is there a way to keep a snapshot of an index ? Or make an
archive/export of an index at a specific time?

Thank you for all the help (Answers in French are fine with me as I'm
French too )

Cedric
Re: Search deleted files - Keep copy on an old index? [message #550 is a reply to message #548] Fri, 30 June 2017 18:05 Go to previous messageGo to next message
FoxTrot Engineering
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Cédric Barnet wrote:

> We have an index of our files on a Network share.
>
> A large amount are going to be moved to a separate archive location.
>
> When performing a search, will Foxtrot Search still provide results for
> files that are no longer on the share. If so, for how long after they were
> deleted?

The index is only updated when you update it manually, or via a schedule. So you can keep your index intact as long as you want. If you are using FoxTrot Pro, you can have multiple indices (possibly for the same indexed files), some of them you keep up to date, and some you don't if you like it so.


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Re: Search deleted files - Keep copy on an old index? [message #551 is a reply to message #550] Fri, 30 June 2017 20:31 Go to previous messageGo to next message
Cédric Barnet
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Registered: June 2017
Junior Member
Thank you for that reply.

Is there a way to export or keep a copy of that manual index in case
someone tempers with it or we need to migrate Foxtrot Server to a different
system?

Thank you

Cedric

On Friday, June 30, 2017 at 9:06:03 AM UTC-7, FoxTrot Engineering wrote:
>
> Cédric Barnet wrote:
>
>> We have an index of our files on a Network share.
>>
>> A large amount are going to be moved to a separate archive location.
>>
>> When performing a search, will Foxtrot Search still provide results for
>> files that are no longer on the share. If so, for how long after they
> were
>> deleted?
>
> The index is only updated when you update it manually, or via a schedule.
> So you can keep your index intact as long as you want. If you are using
> FoxTrot Pro, you can have multiple indices (possibly for the same indexed
> files), some of them you keep up to date, and some you don't if you like it
> so.
>
>
> Jérôme - CTM Engineering
>
>
> "I sleep much better since I don't feel quite as disorganized."
> FoxTrot Professional Search user comment on macupdate.com
>
> Download a demo version from www.foxtrot.ch
>
>
Re: Search deleted files - Keep copy on an old index? [message #552 is a reply to message #551] Sat, 01 July 2017 18:56 Go to previous message
FoxTrot Engineering
Messages: 348
Registered: April 2020
Senior Member
Cédric Barnet wrote:

> Is there a way to export or keep a copy of that manual index in case
> someone tempers with it or we need to migrate Foxtrot Server to a different
> system?

You can backup an index by copying it in the Finder. It is stored by default in {home}/Library/FoxTrot (or FoxTrot Server). To access this hidden Library folder, use the "Go" menu in the Finder while pressing the shift key (or command-shift-L shortcut).
It is preferable to stop the index in FoxTrot before backing it up.

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>
> Thank you
>
> Cedric
>
> On Friday, June 30, 2017 at 9:06:03 AM UTC-7, FoxTrot Engineering wrote:
>>
>> Cédric Barnet wrote:
>>
>>> We have an index of our files on a Network share.
>>>
>>> A large amount are going to be moved to a separate archive location.
>>>
>>> When performing a search, will Foxtrot Search still provide results for
>>> files that are no longer on the share. If so, for how long after they
>> were
>>> deleted?
>>
>> The index is only updated when you update it manually, or via a schedule.
>> So you can keep your index intact as long as you want. If you are using
>> FoxTrot Pro, you can have multiple indices (possibly for the same indexed
>> files), some of them you keep up to date, and some you don't if you like it
>> so.
>>
>>
>> Jérôme - CTM Engineering
>>
>>
>> "I sleep much better since I don't feel quite as disorganized."
>> FoxTrot Professional Search user comment on macupdate.com
>>
>> Download a demo version from www.foxtrot.ch
>>
>>
>
>


Jérôme - FoxTrot Engineering
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