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VX Search File Search Solution

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VX Search
FILE SEARCH SOLUTION

User Manual

Version 6.1
Feb 2014

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Product Overview................................................................................................4 VX Search Product Versions ................................................................................6 Usin! "es#to$ Product Versions .........................................................................% 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.* 3.3./ 3.! 3.% 3.) 3.1, 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.1* 3.13.1/ 3.1! 3.1% 3.1) 3.2, 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.2* 3.23.2/ 3.2! 3.2% 3.2) 3.3, 3.31 3.32 3.33 3.3* 3.33.3/ 3.3! 3.3% 3.3) 3.*, Product nstallation Procedure .............................................................................! Searchin" Files in #is$s or #irectories...................................................................% Searchin" Files &' (ate"or'.................................................................................) Searchin" Files &' +ame ................................................................................... 1, Searchin" Files &' Si.e ..................................................................................... 1, Searchin" Files &' #ate..................................................................................... 11 Searchin" Files &' 0ext Patterns......................................................................... 12 Searchin" Files &' 1inar' Patterns...................................................................... 12 Searchin" Files &' File 2ttri&utes........................................................................ 13 Searchin" Files &' 3ser ..................................................................................... 1* Searchin" 4P56 ima"es &' 5X F ta"s .................................................................. 1* Searchin" Files 3sin" 7e"ular 5x8ressions........................................................... 13sin" 9ulti:Level File Search 7ules ..................................................................... 1/ Showin" (ate"ories and Statistics (harts ............................................................ 1! (ate"ori.in" and Filterin" File Search 7esults ...................................................... 1% Showin" File Search 7esults 3ser +ames............................................................. 1) (ate"ori.in" and Filterin" File Search 7esults &' 3ser +ame.................................. 2, Performin" File 9ana"ement ;8erations ............................................................. 21 Savin" File Search 7e8orts ................................................................................ 22 5x8ortin" P#F 7e8orts ...................................................................................... 23 5x8ortin" File Search 7esults to 5xcel #atasheets ................................................ 2* (ustomi.in" File Search 7e8orts ........................................................................ 25x8ortin" File Search 7esults to an S<L #ata&ase ................................................ 2/ Searchin" +etwor$ Shares 3sin" 3+( Path +ames ............................................... 2! Searchin" Files in ;ne or 9ore Servers ............................................................... 2% Searchin" Files in 2ll Servers on the +etwor$....................................................... 2) 9ulti:0hreaded File Search and Performance ;8tions ............................................ 3, =indows Shell nte"ration ................................................................................. 33 3sin" the S'stem 0ra' con............................................................................... 3* 3sin" VX Search #es$to8 Shortcuts .................................................................... 32dvanced File Search ;8tions ............................................................................ 35xcludin" Su&directories from File Search ........................................................... 3/ 5xcludin" S8ecific Files from File Search.............................................................. 3! 2utomatic 7e8ort 6eneration ............................................................................. 3% Sendin" 5:9ail +otifications............................................................................... 3) Sound +otifications........................................................................................... *, VX Search (onfi"uration ;8tions ........................................................................ *1 3sin" VX Search (ommand Line 3tilit'................................................................ ** Product 38date Procedure ................................................................................. */ Product 7e"istration Procedure .......................................................................... *!

Usin! Server Product Version............................................................................4& *.1 *.2 *.3 *.* *.*./ *.! *.% *.) *.1, *.11 *.12 *.13 *.1* *.1*.1/ VX Search Server ;verview ............................................................................... *% Product nstallation Procedure ........................................................................... *) 3sin" VX Search (lient 63 a88lication ............................................................... -, 5na&lin" =e& 1ased 9ana"ement nterface......................................................... -1 <uic$ File Search ;8erations ............................................................................. -2 9ana"in" File Search (ommands ....................................................................... -3 Searchin" Files &' (ate"or'............................................................................... -* Searchin" Files &' +ame ................................................................................... -Searchin" Files &' Si.e ..................................................................................... -Searchin" Files &' #ate..................................................................................... -/ Searchin" Files &' 0ext Strin"s .......................................................................... -! Searchin" Files &' 1inar' Patterns...................................................................... -! Searchin" Files &' File 2ttri&utes........................................................................ -% Searchin" Files &' 3ser ..................................................................................... -) Searchin" 4P56 ima"es &' 5X F ta"s .................................................................. -) Searchin" Files 3sin" 7e"ular 5x8ressions........................................................... /,

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3sin" 9ulti:Level File Search 7ules ..................................................................... /1 5xcludin" #irectories from the File Search Process ............................................... /2 7eviewin" File Search 7esults ............................................................................ /3 File Search 7e8orts........................................................................................... /2utomatic File Search 2ctions ............................................................................ /! Periodic File Search ;8erations .......................................................................... /% Searchin" Files in +etwor$ Shares ...................................................................... /) (onfi"urin" VX Search Server ............................................................................ !, (onfi"urin" (ustom 3ser +ame and Password ..................................................... !, (onfi"urin" (ustom Server Ports........................................................................ !1 (onfi"urin" 5:9ail +otifications .......................................................................... !1 (onfi"urin" S<L #ata&ase nte"ration ................................................................ !2 VX Search Server (ommand Line 3tilit' .............................................................. !3 38datin" VX Search Server................................................................................ !7e"isterin" VX Search Server ............................................................................ !/ VX Search Server ;59 Version .......................................................................... !!

($$endi)...........................................................................................................%& nstallin" 9'S<L #ata&ase ................................................................................ !% (onfi"urin" 9'S<L #ata&ase ............................................................................. %3 (onfi"urin" 9'S<L ;#1( #ata Source................................................................ %* (onfi"urin" VX Search #ata&ase (onnection........................................................ %Su88orted ;8eratin" S'stems............................................................................ %/ S'stem 7e>uirements ....................................................................................... %/

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1 Product Overview
VX Search is an automated? rule:&ased file search solution allowin" one to search files &' the file t'8e? cate"or'? extension? file name? file si.e? location? creation? modification and last access dates? re"ular ex8ressions? user name? file attri&utes? &inar' and text 8atterns? 4P56 5X F ta"s? etc.

0he user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to cate"ori.e and filter file search results? 8erform file mana"ement o8erations? "enerate various t'8es of 8ie and &ars charts? save re8orts to a num&er of standard formats such as @09L? P#F? text? 5xcel (SV? X9L and ex8ort search results to an S<L data&ase.

0 administrators are 8rovided with advanced file search ca8a&ilities includin" the a&ilit' to search files in multi8le servers andAor +2S stora"e devices simultaneousl'? 8eriodic file search o8erations? automatic re8ort "eneration? conditional file search actions allowin" one to send 5: 9ail notifications andAor execute custom commands when a file search o8eration finds a user: s8ecified num&er of files.

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n addition to the VX Search 63 a88lication? the user is 8rovided with a command line utilit'? which can &e used to execute 8re:confi"ured file search o8erations and inte"rated into user: custom shell scri8ts and &atch files. 0he VX Search command line utilit' ma' &e used to execute file search o8erations locall' or control file search o8erations in one or more VX Search Servers via the networ$.

5nter8rise customers are 8rovided with the server &ac$"round as a service and 8rovides the a&ilit' to search o8erations? "enerate various t'8es of file search execute conditional actions &ased on user:defined rules

8roduct version? which runs in the 8erform full':automated? 8eriodic file re8orts? anal'.e file search results and and 8olicies.

VX Search Server ma' &e controlled usin" a full:scale client 63 a88lication? the command line utilit' and a we&:&ased mana"ement interface? which 8rovides the a&ilit' to 8erform file search o8erations? review results and save re8orts from an' com8uter on the networ$ usin" a re"ular we& &rowser.

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2 VX Search Product Versions


Features 9aximum +um&er of Files 9aximum Stora"e (a8acit' 9aximum +um&er of n8ut #irectories 9aximum +um&er of Search Profiles 9ulti8le 0'8es of File Search 7ules File 9ana"ement ;8erations on 7esults Su88ort for 3nicode File +ames Su88ort for Lon" File +ames Su88ort for 3+( +etwor$ Path +ames Su88ort for 2(Ls and Securit' 2ttri&utes Su88ort for S'stem 0ra' con @ierarchical? 9ulti:Level File Search 7ules @09L? P#F? 0ext? 5xcel (SV and X9L 7e8orts VX Search +ative 7e8orts 9ulti:0hreaded File Search Performance 0unin" ;8tions S<L #ata&ase nte"ration 2utomatic 7e8ort 6eneration (onditional 5:9ail +otifications (ommand Line 3tilit' 7uns in the 1ac$"round as a Service Periodic File Search ;8erations VX Search (lient 63 288lication =e&:1ased 9ana"ement nterface ;59 Product Version +icense Free -,,B 20 1, 3 Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o Free Pro -9 2,0 2, 1, Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o +o ,2' Ulti*ate -,9 2,,0 1,, 1,, Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces +o +o +o +o +o ,'0 Server 3nlimited 3nlimited 3nlimited 3nlimited Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces Ces ,12'

D 0he free 8roduct version can &e used for 8ersonal 8ur8oses onl'. DD Prices? 8roduct features and license terms are su&Eect to chan"e without notice.

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.1 Product -nstallation Procedure

2ll versions of VX Search ma' &e freel' downloaded from the htt8FAAwww.vxsearch.com we& site. 0he free 8roduct version does not contain an' malware? s8'ware or an' other harmful software com8onents? &ut the free 8roduct version can &e used for 8ersonal 8ur8oses onl'. (ommercial 8roduct versions are availa&le for a free 3,:da's trial.

0he 8roduct installation 8rocedure is ver' sim8le and does not re>uire an' third 8art' software com8onents. 4ust run the setu8 8ro"ram? acce8t the end:user license? select the destination director' and wait a&out 1, seconds for the installation 8rocedure to com8lete.

Product u8dates are released almost ever' month and if the com8uter where the 8roduct is installed on is connected to the nternet? select the G@el8 : (hec$ For 38datesG menu item to u8date the installed 8roduct version. f the com8uter is not connected to the nternet? download the re"ular setu8 8ro"ram for a new 8roduct version and Eust install it on the to8 of the currentl' installed 8roduct version and it will 8erform a 8ro8er u8date 8rocedure.

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Searchin! Files in "is#s or "irectories

VX Search 8rovides multi8le wa's to search files ran"in" from sim8le file name wildcards to com8lex sets of multi:level file matchin" rules ca8a&le of searchin" files usin" multi8le criteria com&ined with lo"ical o8erators. n the sim8lest? case 8ress the GSearchG &utton located on the main tool&ar? enter a file name wildcard and one or more dis$s or directories to search in.

For more advanced search ca8a&ilities? 8ress the G2dvanced SearchG &utton? add one or more file matchin" rules and select an a88ro8riate lo"ical o8erator. VX Search 8rovides a lar"e num&er of file matchin" rules ca8a&le of searchin" files &' the file t'8e? cate"or'? file name? extension? location? si.e? creation? modification and last access dates? user name? file attri&utes? 4P56 5X F ta"s? etc.

;nce finished addin" file matchin" rules? 8ress the GSearchG &utton to start the search o8eration. 0he main VX Search 63 a88lication shows file search results and allows one to cate"ori.e and filter results? ex8ort re8orts? "enerate 8ie and &ars charts and much more.

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Searchin! Files b. /ate!or.

;ne of the most 8owerful ca8a&ilities of VX Search is the a&ilit' to search files &' the file t'8e or cate"or' usin" an extensive set of file classification 8lu"ins ca8a&le of reco"ni.in" more than 2-,, t'8es of files. n order to search files related to a cate"or'? select the GSearch Files (ate"ori.ed 2sG file matchin" rule and 8ress the GSelectG &utton to select an a88ro8riate file cate"or'.

2ll file cate"ories are or"ani.ed into a lo"ical hierarch' with multi8le su&cate"ories? "rou8s and file classes. Select a file classification 8lu"in and &rowse the hierarch' of file cate"ories to select an a88ro8riate file t'8e. For exam8le? select the G ma"es? Pictures and 6ra8hic FilesG cate"or' to find all t'8es of ima"es and 8icture files. 0his is es8eciall' useful when the user needs to find multi8le t'8es of files? &ut does not $now all the re>uired file extensions.

f the selected file cate"or' contains a num&er of su&cate"ories? files related to an' of the selected su&cate"ories will &e dis8la'ed in the search results. 2 num&er of file cate"ories ma' &e added usin" multi8le file matchin" rules com&ined with a lo"ical H2+#? ;7I o8erator. Finall'? 8ower com8uter users and 0 administrators ma' desi"n custom file classification 8lu"ins with user:s8ecific file cate"ories and hierarchies usin" a sim8le X9L:&ased format and use these custom file cate"ories in file search o8erations.

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Searchin! Files b. 0a*e

VX Search allows one to search files &' the file name? location? extension? full file name includin" the full 8ath? the name of the director' without the 8ath and file name and the file name without extension. 0here are a num&er of 8ositive and ne"ative 8attern matchin" o8erators 8rovidin" the user with the a&ilit' to match text 8atterns located at different 8laces of the file name and allowin" one to define 8recise file matchin" rules.

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Searchin! Files b. Si1e

0he user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to search files &' the file si.e usin" multi8le com8arison o8erators and si.e units. 0his file matchin" rule is ver' useful when com&ined with file cate"ories to search files matchin" multi8le different criteria.

For exam8le? VX Search allows one to find all 8ictures and ima"es with the file si.e "reater than X 91. 0he si.e:&ased file matchin" rule ma' &e com&ined with other t'8es of file matchin" rules allowin" one to find files exactl' matchin" user needs and re>uirements.

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Searchin! Files b. "ate

VX Search 8rovides two sets of file matchin" rules allowin" one to search files &' the creation? modification and last access dates. 0he fist set of time:&ased file matchin" rules wor$s with relative time 8eriods and 8rovides the a&ilit' to find files that were created? modified or last accessed durin" X da's? wee$s? months or 'ears.

0he relative time:&ased rules are useful when the user needs sta&le time 8eriods not chan"in" and $ee8in" valid as the time 8asses on. 2 file matchin" rule searchin" files that were modified durin" the last ! da's is alwa's valid disre"ardin" of the current date.

Sometimes? when the user needs to find files that were created? modified or last accessed durin" ver' s8ecific dates? relative time 8eriods are not "ood. For these cases? VX Search 8rovides a&solute date:&ased file matchin" rules? which are allowin" one to define exact dates or date ran"es to search for.

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Searchin! Files b. 2e)t Patterns

VX Search 8rovides a file matchin" rule ca8a&le of searchin" files containin" or not containin" a user:s8ecified text 8attern. n order to match files &' a text 8attern? select the GSearch Files (ontainin" 0extG file matchin" rule? select an a88ro8riate text matchin" o8erator and enter a text 8attern to search for.

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Searchin! Files b. 3inar. Patterns

Power com8uter users and 0 administrators are 8rovided with a &inar' 8attern file matchin" rule? which is ca8a&le of searchin" files &' &inar' 8atterns located at s8ecific 8laces inside of files. n order to add a &inar' file matchin" rule? select the GSearch Files (ontainin" @5X PatternG rule? select an a88ro8riate 8attern matchin" o8erator? enter the @5X 8attern to search for and enter the 8osition inside of the file where the &inar' 8attern should &e found at.

0he &inar' 8attern file matchin" rule is ver' useful when the user needs to detect s8ecific file formats containin" format:s8ecific si"nature 8atterns at desi"nated 8ositions. 9ulti8le &inar' 8attern rules ma' &e com&ined with lo"ical o8erators to detect files containin" multi8le 8atterns at different 8ositions. 0he 8attern should &e s8ecified as a strin" of @5X characters with two characters 8er &'te delimited with the s8ace character. 0he 8osition should &e s8ecified as an a&solute offset from the &e"innin" of the file.

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Searchin! Files b. File (ttributes

Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to search files &' file attri&utes. For these 8ur8oses? VX Search 8rovides the file attri&utes file matchin" rule. Select the GSearch Files =ith the File 2ttri&utesG file matchin" rule? select an a88ro8riate attri&ute matchin" o8erator and 8ress the GSelectG &utton to select the attri&utes to &e chec$ed.

;n the attri&utes select dialo"? chec$ all the attri&utes that should &e tested and 8ress the G;$G &utton. =hen the o8erator is set to G@avin" 2ttri&utesG? VX Search will search files havin" all the selected file attri&utes. ;therwise? VX Search will search files havin" none of the selected file attri&utes.

0he ne"ative o8erator is es8eciall' useful when the user needs to find all files related to a s8ecific file cate"or'? &ut s$i8 all 8rotected s'stem and hidden files. 0he attri&utes file matchin" rule ma' &e com&ined with other t'8es of file matchin" rules allowin" one to 8recisel' select the re>uired files.

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.10 Searchin! Files b. User


Power com8uter users and 0 administrators are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to search files &' the user name. Select the GSearch Files =ith the 3ser +ameG file matchin" rule? select an a88ro8riate text matchin" o8erator and enter the user name to search for.

0he entered text 8attern is case insensitive and it ma' &e matched exactl' or at different 8laces inside of the user name usin" different t'8es of the text matchin" o8erator.

.11 Searchin! 5P67 i*a!es b. 6X-F ta!s


2ll 4P56 ima"es include a set of 5X F ta"s containin" various information a&out the camera and the ima"in" mode used to ta$e the 8icture. n addition? the 5X F ta"s ma' contain custom fields with 8ro8rietar' information related to the su&Eect dis8la'ed in the 8icture. VX Search allows one to search 4P56 ima"es usin" standard and custom 4P56 5X F ta"s.

n order to search 4P56 ima"es &' 5X F ta"s? select the GSearch 4P56 ma"es =ith 5X F 0a"G file matchin" rule? select the ta" to &e chec$ed? select an a88ro8riate text matchin" o8erator and enter a text or numeric value to search for.

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.12 Searchin! Files Usin! 8e!ular 6)$ressions


7e"ular ex8ressions 8rovide a flexi&le and 8owerful wa' to match text 8atterns in file names and directories. VX Search 8rovides 7e"5x 8attern matchin" o8erators for the file name search rule and the file 8ath search rule.

n order to search files usin" a re"ular ex8ression? select the GFile +ameG file matchin" rule? select the G7e"5xG 8attern matchin" o8erator and enter a re"ular ex8ression that should &e matched. For exam8le? the GJ.H4P6K19PKP+6ILG re"ular ex8ression will match all 4P6? 19P and P+6 ima"e files.

7e"ular ex8ressions ma' &e com&ined with other t'8es of file matchin" rules allowin" one to match a ver' s8ecific set of files. n addition to the a&ilit' to match files usin" re"ular ex8ressions? VX Search allows one to exclude files usin" re"ular ex8ressions. For exam8le? in order to search all 8ro"rams and executa&le files while excludin" files located in the =indows director'? use the re"ular ex8ression GMHNO(FJJ= +#;=SIG a88lied to the GFull PathG file matchin" rule.

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Usin! Multi9+evel File Search 8ules

Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to define multi:level? hierarchical file matchin" rules. For exam8le? letGs assume that we need to find files related to multi8le file cate"ories that were modified toda'. n order to define such a rule? o8en the advanced search o8tions dialo"? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton over the list of file matchin" rules and select the G2dd +ested 7ule ListG menu item.

;n the nested rules dialo"? add all the re>uired file cate"ories? select the G;7G lo"ical o8erator and 8ress the G;BG &utton. ;n the advanced search dialo"? 8ress the G2ddG &utton? add the time:&ased file matchin" rule to find files that were modified toda' and select the G2+#G lo"ical o8erator.

0he nested rule list will match all the re>uired file cate"ories? while the time:&ased to8 level file matchin" rule will select files that were modified toda'. VX Search 8rovides a full' scala&le rule:&ased model with an unlimited num&er of nested levels allowin" one to define so8histicated multi:level file matchin" rules ca8a&le of 8recisel' searchin" the re>uired files. n addition? 8ower com8uter users and 0 administrators are 8rovided with an X9L:1ased format allowin" one to define custom file classifications 8lu"ins and com8lex search >ueries? which ma' executed usin" the VX Search command line utilit'. Finall'? the command line utilit' ma' &e used to execute automated 8eriodic file search o8erations? "enerate re8orts? su&mit search results to an S<L data&ase or issue 5:9ail notifications when a search o8eration finds a user:s8ecified num&er of files.

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.14 Showin! /ate!ories and Statistics /harts


0he &ottom 8art of the main VX Search 63 a88lication shows file cate"ories and allows one to filter search results &' one or more file cate"ories. 0he user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to cate"ori.e search results &' the file extension? si.e? creation? modification and last access time? file t'8e and the user name. 3se the cate"ories com&o &ox to select an a88ro8riate cate"ori.ation mode.

n addition to the statistics dis8la'ed in the file cate"ories 8ane? VX Search allows one to "enerate various t'8es of 8ie and &ars charts. n order to show a chart for the currentl' dis8la'ed file cate"ories? 8ress the G(hartsG &utton located on the main tool&ar.

0he charts dialo" shows the currentl' selected file cate"ories and allows one to chan"e the chartGs title and footer? co8' the chartGs ima"e to the cli8&oard or 8rint the chart ma$in" it ver' sim8le to inte"rate VX Search charts into userGs custom re8orts and documents.

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.1' /ate!ori1in! and Filterin! File Search 8esults


2nother advanced feature 8rovided &' VX Search is the a&ilit' to cate"ori.e and filter search results &' one or more of second:level file cate"ories. For exam8le? letGs assume that we have searched for all 8ictures and ima"e files in a com8uter. 0he to8 8ane of the VX Search main 63 a88lication shows the file search results and the &ottom 8ane shows file cate"ories.

Select one or more file cate"ories in the &ottom 8ane? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the G288l' FiltersG menu item. VX Search will filter the search results and show files matchin" the selected file cate"ories.

+ow? the user can ex8ort re8orts andAor 8erform file mana"ement o8erations? such as file co8'? move or delete? on files matchin" the selected file cate"ories. n order to clear the selected file cate"ories 8ress the G(learG &utton located on the ri"ht side of the cate"ories 8ro"ress &ar.

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.16 Showin! File Search 8esults User 0a*es


VX Search 8rovides the a&ilit' to show files user names in the file search results view. n order to ena&le 8rocessin" and dis8la' of files user names? o8en the file search 8rofile dialo"? 8ress the G;8tionsG &utton? select the G6eneralG ta& and select the GProcess and Show Files 3ser +amesG o8tion.

=ith this o8tion ena&led? the VX Search 63 a88lication will show the user name for each file search result in the search results view. n addition? P#F and X9L re8orts will include user names for all file search results.

0he o8tion to 8rocess and dis8la' files user names si"nificantl' reduces the 8erformance of file search o8erations and it should &e ena&led onl' when re>uired. 0he 8otential 8erformance im8act ma' &e es8eciall' si"nificant when searchin" files in networ$ shares or +2S stora"e devices over a hi"h:latenc' networ$ and in such situations it is recommended to confi"ure the file search o8eration to use multi8le 8arallel file search threads.

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.1% /ate!ori1in! and Filterin! File Search 8esults b. User 0a*e


VX Search allows one to cate"ori.e and filter file search results &' the user name. n order to cate"ori.e file search results &' the user name? o8en the file search o8tions dialo"? select the G6eneralG ta&? select the o8tion to GProcess and Show Files 3ser +amesG and start the file search o8eration. =hen the file search o8eration will &e com8leted? set the G(ate"ori.e &' 3ser +ameG file cate"ori.ation mode.

0he file cate"ories view will show all user names? the num&er of file search results 8er user and the amount of dis$ s8ace 8er user. n order to ex8ort user names and dis8la'ed statistics to a 8ie chart or &ars chart? 8ress the G(hartsG &utton? select an a88ro8riate chart t'8e and 8ress the G(o8' 0o (li8&oardG &utton. n order to ex8ort user names and statistics to a re8ort file? 8ress the GSaveG &utton and select an a88ro8riate re8ort format.

Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to "enerate multi8le re8orts with each one listin" files related to a s8ecific user or 8erform a file mana"ement o8eration on files related to a s8ecific user. n this case? select the re>uired user name in the file cate"ories view? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the G288l' FiltersG menu item. VX Search will filter files related to the selected user and all re8orts and file mana"ement o8erations will &e 8erformed on files related to the selected user.

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.1& Per:or*in! File Mana!e*ent O$erations


VX Search allows one to 8erform file mana"ement o8erations? such as file co8'? move or delete? on file search results. For exam8le? in order to co8' one or more files dis8la'ed in the search results view? select the files in the results view? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the G(o8' FilesG menu item.

;n the file co8' dialo"? enter a destination director' and 8ress the GStartG &utton. 0he destination director' should &e s8ecified as an a&solute location with a full 8ath. 0he 3+( notation for networ$ shares is also su88orted.

n order to delete one or more files? select the re>uired files in the search results view? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the G#elete FilesG menu item. For advanced delete o8tions? such as data wi8in" ca8a&ilities? 8ress the G2dvanced ;8tionsG &utton.

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.14 Savin! File Search 8e$orts


Power com8uter users and 0 administrators are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to save file search results to a num&er of standard formats such as @09L? text? 5xcel (SV and X9L. n order to save a re8ort file? 8ress the GSaveG &utton located on the main tool&ar? select an a88ro8riate file format? enter the re8ort file name and 8ress the GSaveG &utton.

0he amount of information ex8orted 8er file de8ends on the selected file format. @09L? 0ext and 5xcel (SV re8orts 8rovide &asic information a&out each file? while the X9L format and the VX Search native format ex8ort full information a&out all search results includin" the full file name? si.e? user name? creation? modification and last access times.

n addition? the VX Search native re8ort format allows one to save search results for future anal'sis? load re8ort files into the VX Search 63 a88lication on another com8uter or ex8ort search results to a centrali.ed S<L data&ase.

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.20 6)$ortin! P"F 8e$orts


VX Search Pro? VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server allow one to ex8ort file search results to P#F re8orts. n addition to the information availa&le in other re8ort formats? VX Search P#F re8orts include 8ie charts showin" the num&er of search results and the amount of dis$ s8ace 8er file cate"or' accordin" to the currentl' selected file cate"ori.ation mode. f one or more file filters are selected? the file cate"ories 8ie charts are followed with the list of selected file filters and then finished with the list of filtered file search results.

n order to ex8ort a P#F re8ort? search files in one or more dis$s? directories or networ$ shares and 8ress the GSaveG &utton located on the main tool&ar. ;n the save re8ort dialo"? select the P#F re8ort format? enter a re8ort title? enter the name of the file to save the re8ort to. 1' default? VX Search ex8orts the to8 1,?,,, search results. n order to ex8ort a full re8ort? which ma' result in a ver' lon" P#F document? Eust enter an a88ro8riate num&er of search results to ex8ort.

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.21 6)$ortin! File Search 8esults to 6)cel "atasheets


0he sim8lest wa' to ex8ort file search results to an 5xcel datasheet is to co8' selected results to the cli8&oard and than 8aste co8ied file search results in 9icrosoft 5xcel. n order to co8' file search results to the cli8&oard? select one or more results in the file search results view? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the G(o8' File #etails to (li8&oardG menu item.

Selected file search results will &e co8ied to the cli8&oard accordin" to the current sortin" and filterin" modes and will &e availa&le in the 5xcel datasheet exactl' in the same wa' as dis8la'ed in the file search results view. n order to ex8ort files user names to an 5xcel datasheet? the o8tion to show files user names should &e ena&led durin" the file search o8eration. n order to &e a&le to sort file search results &' the last modification date? the user needs to o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the G7e8ortsG ta& and set an a88ro8riate date format? which can &e 8ro8erl' sorted in 5xcel datasheets.

2nother o8tion to ex8ort file search results to 9icrosoft 5xcel? is to save an 5xcel (SV re8ort file. Press the GSaveG &utton located on the main tool&ar? select the G(SV 7e8ortG format? enter a file name to save the re8ort to and 8ress the GSaveG &utton. +ow? in order to o8en the saved (SV re8ort file in 9icrosoft 5xcel? Eust clic$ on the (SV re8ort file in =indows file ex8lorer. =hen ex8ortin" file search results to 5xcel datasheets? the user needs to ta$e into account that the comma H?I character used as the data field delimiter in (SV re8orts is also a valid file name character and file names containin" the comma H?I character will s8an across multi8le data fields in 5xcel datasheets. n order to 8ro8erl' ex8ort such file names to an 5xcel datasheet? o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the G7e8ortsG ta& and chan"e the (SV re8orts delimiter to the G0a&G character? which cannot &e used in file names.

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.22 /usto*i1in! File Search 8e$orts


1' default? VX Search ex8orts file search re8orts includin" the last modification date for each file search result. 0he date format used in file search re8orts is easil' reada&le? &ut not "ood for sortin" file search results &' the last modification date in external 8ro"rams such as 9icrosoft 5xcel? etc. n addition to the default date format? VX Search 8rovides a num&er of alternative date formats allowin" one to customi.e file search re8orts. n order to chan"e the date format used in file search re8orts? o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the G7e8ortsG ta& and set the G7e8ort Files #ate FormatG to an a88ro8riate date format.

=hen ex8ortin" 5xcel (SV re8orts? the user ma' encounter 8ro&lems with directories and files havin" the comma H?I character in the file or director' name. 0he comma H?I character is a valid character for file names? &ut this character is normall' used in 5xcel (SV re8orts as the delimiter character causin" file names containin" the comma character to s8an multi8le data fields in 9icrosoft 5xcel data sheets.

n order to chan"e the (SV re8orts delimiter character used &' VX Search in file search re8orts? o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the G7e8ortsG ta& and set the (SV re8orts delimiter to the G0a&G character? which cannot &e used in file names and therefore will not conflict with file names ex8orted in file search re8orts. n order to im8ort a ta&:delimited file search re8ort to an 5xcel data sheet? o8en 9icrosoft 5xcel? select the menu G#ata : m8ort 5xternal #ata : m8ort #ataG? select the file search re8ort file and select the G0a&G character as the data field delimiter.

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6)$ortin! File Search 8esults to an S;+ "atabase

VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server 8rovide the a&ilit' to ex8ort search results into an S<L data&ase allowin" one to save re8orts from multi8le servers andAor des$to8 com8uters in a centrali.ed S<L data&ase for future anal'sis and reference.

1efore ex8ortin" search results to an S<L data&ase? the user needs to o8en the o8tions dialo" and confi"ure an ;#1( data source to use to connect to the data&ase.

;nce the data&ase connection is confi"ured and tested? 8ress the GSaveG &utton located on the main tool&ar? enter a re8ort title? select the GS<L #ata&aseG re8ort format and 8ress the GSaveG &utton. For each re8ort in the data&ase? VX Search shows the date and time of the search o8eration? the host name? the directories that were searched? the num&er of files and dis$ s8ace and the re8ort title. 0o load a 8reviousl' saved re8ort? Eust clic$ on the re8ort item.

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.24 Searchin! 0etwor# Shares Usin! U0/ Path 0a*es


VX Search full' su88orts the 3+( notation and allows one to search files in networ$ shares &' s8ecif'in" one or more 3+( networ$ locations in the file search dialo". n order to search files in one or more networ$ shares? 8ress the G2ddG &utton located on the ri"ht side of the list of search locations? enter a 3+( networ$ location and 8ress the G;$G &utton.

n order to &e a&le to search files in networ$ shares? the user needs to have director' access 8ermissions. n addition? in order to 8erform file mana"ement o8erations on file search results? such as file co8'? move or delete? the user needs to have file write 8ermissions.

n addition to the a&ilit' to search files usin" 3+( networ$ locations? VX Search allows one to co8' or move file search results to 3+( networ$ locations. For exam8le? in order to co8' one or more files to an 3+( networ$ location? select the re>uired files in the file search results view? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton? select the G(o8' Files 0oG menu item? enter the 3+( networ$ location to co8' the selected files to and 8ress the GStartG &utton.

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.2' Searchin! Files in One or More Servers


VX Search allows one to search files in all networ$ shares of one or more servers or +2S stora"e devices on the networ$. n order to search files in one or more servers? o8en the search dialo"? 8ress the G2ddG &utton located on the ri"ht side of the list of search locations? select the GSearch Servers or +2S #evicesG mode and enter one or more host names or P addresses se8arated &' the semicolon HPI character.

VX Search will scan the networ$ and show a list of networ$ shares detected in the s8ecified servers and +2S stora"e devices allowin" one to select one or more networ$ shares that should &e 8rocessed. n order to &e a&le to use this feature? the user needs to have 8ermissions to access networ$ shares.

0he networ$ shares scannin" o8eration ma' &e 8erformed multi8le times for different servers and +2S stora"e devices and an unlimited num&er of networ$ shares from different servers ma' &e added to the file search o8eration. #urin" runtime? VX Search will 8rocess all the s8ecified networ$ shares in 8arallel usin" all (P3s andAor (P3:cores availa&le in the host com8uter VX Search is runnin" on.

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.26 Searchin! Files in (ll Servers on the 0etwor#


2nother o8tion is to search files in all servers andAor +2S stora"e devices availa&le on the networ$. n order to search files in all servers on the networ$? o8en the search dialo"? 8ress the G2ddG &utton located on the ri"ht side of the list of search locations? select the G2ll Servers on the +etwor$G mode and 8ress the G;$G &utton.

VX Search will scan the networ$ and show a list of servers and +2S stora"e devices detected on the networ$. Select one or more servers to search in and 8ress the G;$G &utton.

VX Search will scan the selected servers and show a list of networ$ shares detected in the servers and +2S stora"e devices allowin" one to select one or more networ$ shares that should &e 8rocessed. #urin" runtime? VX Search will 8rocess the selected networ$ shares in 8arallel usin" all (P3s availa&le in the host com8uter VX Search is runnin" on. n order to &e a&le to use this feature? the user needs to have 8ermissions to access networ$ shares.

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.2% Multi92hreaded File Search and Per:or*ance O$tions


VX Search is o8timi.ed for modern multi:coreAmulti:(P3 s'stems and 8owerful dis$ 72 # arra's and is ca8a&le of 8erformin" file search o8erations usin" a num&er of 8rocessin" threads. n order to ena&le 8arallel scannin" of in8ut dis$s and directories? select the GPerformanceG ta& on the file search o8tions dialo" and s8ecif' how man' director' scannin" and file search threads and to use.

f the search o8eration is 8erformed on a multi:coreAmulti:(P3 s'stem? set the total num&er of 8rocessin" threads to the num&er of 8h'sical (P3s or (P3 cores availa&le in the com8uter s'stem. 0he 8erformance im8rovement ma' &e es8eciall' si"nificant when searchin" files in multi8le 8h'sical dis$s or networ$ shares usin" com8lex search >ueries.

For exam8le? on a >uad:core server with a test data set stored on SS# dis$s? file search 8erformance reaches u8 to 3-?,,, FilesASec when searchin" files usin" 1 8rocessin" thread? -%?,,, FilesASec when searchin" files in the same data set usin" 2 8arallel 8rocessin" threads and !2?,,, FilesASec when 8erformin" the same file search o8eration usin" * 8arallel 8rocessin" threads.

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=hen searchin" files over the networ$? the networ$ latenc' si"nificantl' im8acts the file search 8erformance and usin" multi8le 8arallel director' scannin" threads and multi8le file search threads is even more im8ortant.

For exam8le? the 8erformance of a file search o8eration over the networ$ reaches u8 to -?,,, FilesASec when searchin" files usin" one 8rocessin" thread? u8 to )?%,, FilesASec when 8erformin" the same file search o8eration usin" 2 8arallel 8rocessin" threads and u8 to 1)?/,, when 8erformin" the same file search o8eration usin" * 8arallel 8rocessin" threads.

Searchin! Files <ith the O$tion to Show User 0a*es 6nabled VX Search 8rovides the a&ilit' show files user names in file search results? &ut this o8tion si"nificantl' reduces the file search 8erformance and it should &e used onl' when re>uired. 0he o8eration of o&tainin" a user name for a file is a relativel' slow o8eration? which causes VX Search to dela' 8rocessin" files while waitin" for the o8eratin" s'stem to return user names for file search results.

n order to miti"ate the 8erformance de"radation? it is hi"hl' recommended to confi"ure the file search o8eration to use a num&er of 8arallel file search threads? which will &e in>uirin" user names for multi8le files simultaneousl'.

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For exam8le? when searchin" files stored on SS# dis$s with the o8tion to show files user names ena&led? the file search o8eration reaches u8 to 1%?,,, FilesASec with 1 file search thread? u8 to 33?2,, FilesASec with 2 8arallel file search threads? u8 to */?,,, FilesASec with * 8arallel file search threads and u8 to -2?,,, FilesASec with % 8arallel file search threads.

n order to reach a hi"h file search 8erformance when searchin" files over the networ$ with the o8tion to show files user names ena&led? the file search o8eration should &e confi"ured to use *:% 8arallel file search threads. For exam8le? a file search o8eration over the networ$ with the o8tion to show file user names ena&led reaches u8 to 2?,,, FilesASec when usin" 1 file search threads and scales ver' well u8 to %?%,, FilesASec when 8erformin" the same file search o8eratin" usin" % 8arallel file search threads.

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.2& <indows Shell -nte!ration


n order to sim8lif' execution of search o8erations? VX Search 8rovides =indows shell inte"ration ca8a&ilities allowin" one to search files directl' from the =indows 5x8lorer a88lication. Select one or more dis$s or directories in the =indows 5x8lorer a88lication? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the GVX Search : Search FilesG menu item to search files in the selected dis$s and directories.

;n the search dialo"? enter a file search wildcard and 8ress the GSearchG &utton to start the search o8eration. 2lternativel'? 8ress the G2dvanced SearchG &utton and s8ecif' one or more file matchin" rules on the advanced search o8tions dialo".

0he last 1, file search o8erations 8erformed throu"h the =indows 5x8lorer a88lication are remem&ered in the locations and file wildcards histor' and the user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to select one of the 8reviousl' entered locations or file wildcards usin" the histor' selection &uttons located on the ri"ht side of the search dialo".

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.24 Usin! the S.ste* 2ra. -con


Power com8uter users and 0 administrators ma' use the VX Search s'stem tra' icon to start fre>uentl' 8erformed file search o8erations directl' from the s'stem tra' status area. 0he VX Search s'stem tra' icon menu shows all the user:defined search 8rofiles and allows one to start an' file search o8eration in a sin"le mouse clic$.

n order to ena&le the s'stem tra' icon? o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the G6eneralG ta& and chec$ the G9inimi.e 0o S'stem 0ra'G o8tion. =hen this o8tion is ena&led? the VX Search main 63 a88lication will &e minimi.ed to the s'stem tra' icon. 0o o8en the VX Search s'stem tra' menu? clic$ the ri"ht mouse &utton over the s'stem tra' icon.

=hen a search o8eration is launched from the s'stem tra' menu? the VX Search 63 a88lication will &e restored from the s'stem tra' area and shown as the to8 level window dis8la'in" search results that were found.

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. 0 Usin! VX Search "es#to$ Shortcuts


;ne of the most useful ca8a&ilities of VX Search is the a&ilit' to create des$to8 shortcuts for fre>uentl' used file search o8erations allowin" one to execute these file search o8erations in a sin"le mouse clic$.

n order to create a des$to8 shortcut for a user:defined search 8rofile? select the re>uired search 8rofile? 8ress the ri"ht mouse &utton and select the G(reate #es$to8 ShortcutG menu item. VX Search will create a des$to8 shortcut? which will &e dis8la'ed on the =indows des$to8 with the VX Search icon and the selected search 8rofile name. (lic$ on a VX Search des$to8 shortcut to execute the associated search o8eration and dis8la' search results.

. 1 (dvanced File Search O$tions


0he advanced search o8tions ta& allows one to set the default re8ort title? which is used for automated re8ort "enerations? the maximum num&er of search results? the file scannin" mode? the s8eed of the search o8eration and the num&er of 8rocessin" threads to use.

n addition? VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server 8rovide the user with the a&ilit' to automaticall' "enerate re8orts? ex8ort results to an S<L data&ase or send 5:9ail notifications when the search o8eration finds a user:s8ecified num&er of files.

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. 2 6)cludin! Subdirectories :ro* File Search


Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to exclude one or more su&directories from the file search 8rocess. n order to add one or more directories to the exclude list? o8en the search 8rofile dialo"? select the G5xcludeG ta& and 8ress the G2ddG &utton located on the ri"ht side of the dialo".

#irectories added to the exclude list will &e excluded recursivel' includin" all files and su&directories. n order to remove a director' from the exclude list? select the re>uired director' and 8ress the G#eleteG &utton. n addition? advanced users are 8rovided with a num&er of exclude directories macro commands allowin" one to exclude multi8le directories usin" a sin"le macro command. VX Search 8rovides the followin" exclude directories macro commandsF ,367-0S =2e)t Strin!> : this macro command excludes all directories &e"innin" with the s8ecified text strin". ,/O02(-0S =2e)t Strin!> : this macro command excludes all directories containin" the s8ecified text strin". ,60"S =2e)t Strin!> : this macro command excludes all directories endin" with the s8ecified text strin". ,8676X =8e!ular 6)$ression> : this macro command excludes directories matchin" the s8ecified re"ular ex8ression.

For exam8le? the exclude macro command GL(;+02 +S 0em8orar' FilesG will exclude all directories with G0em8orar' FilesG at an' 8lace in the full director' 8ath and the exclude macro command GL7565X J.H09PK059PILG will exclude directories endin" with G.09PG or G.059PG.

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6)cludin! S$eci:ic Files :ro* File Search

2dvanced users are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to exclude s8ecific files or file cate"ories from the file search 8rocess. n "eneral? all t'8es of file matchin" rules 8rovide 8ositive o8erators? intended to 8ositivel' match files? and ne"ative o8erators? intended to exclude s8ecific files or cate"ories of files from file search results.

For exam8le? letGs assume that the user needs to search files &' name? &ut exclude all 8ictures and ima"e files from search results. n this case? the user needs to add a file name rule and a file cate"or' rule with the G+ot 7elated 0oG o8erator? which will exclude all t'8es of ima"es and 8ictures from search results.

Similarl'? in order to exclude all s'stem and hidden files from search results? add a rule to match files &' file attri&utes? select the G5xcludeG o8erator and select the file attri&utes that should &e excluded.

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. 4 (uto*atic 8e$ort 7eneration


n order to ena&le automatic re8ort "eneration? o8en the search o8tions dialo"? select the G2dvancedG ta&? ena&le execution of conditional actions? s8ecif' the num&er of search results to tri""er the action? select an a88ro8riate re8ort format and o8tionall' s8ecif' the name of the director' or file to save re8orts in.

f the re8ort file name is em8t'? VX Search will save re8ort to the userGs home director' with automaticall' "enerated file names containin" the date and time of each re8ort. f the s8ecified action value is an existin" director'? VX Search will save re8orts to the director'. ;therwise? the s8ecified value will &e used as the name of the re8ort file and all re8orts will &e saved to the same file overwritin" the file with each new re8ort.

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. ' Sendin! 69Mail 0oti:ications


VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server 8rovide the a&ilit' to send 5:9ail notifications when a search o8eration finds a user:s8ecified num&er of files. 0his feature is es8eciall' useful for 8eriodic search o8erations 8erformed automaticall' at s8ecific time intervals and intended to detect s8ecific t'8es or cate"ories of files in enter8rise stora"e s'stems.

n order to ena&le 5:9ail notifications for a search o8eration? o8en the search 8rofile dialo"? select the G2dvancedG ta&? ena&le conditional actions? set the num&er of file search results to tri""er the action? select the G5:9ail +otificationG action t'8e and enter an e:mail address to send notifications to.

5:9ail notifications will &e send usin" the S90P e:mail account confi"ured in the o8tions dialo". n order to confi"ure the S90P account? o8en the o8tions dialo"? select the G5:9ailG ta&? enter the host name or the P address of the S90P server? enter the 0(PA P 8ort num&er? enter the name of the user account? 8assword and the source 5:9ail address that should &e used &' VX Search in 5:9ail notifications.

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. 6 Sound 0oti:ications
VX Search 8rovides the a&ilit' to 8la' notification sounds when a file search o8eration is started? com8leted or failed. n addition? the user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to ena&le? disa&le or customi.e all t'8es of sound notifications.

n order to o8en the G+otification SoundsG dialo"? select the G0ools : +otification SoundsG menu item. 0he G+otifications SoundsG dialo" shows all the availa&le sound notifications and allows one to ena&le or disa&le s8ecific sound notifications.

n order to select a custom notification sound file? clic$ on a notification sound item in the sounds list and select a custom =2V file. n order to 8la' a notification sound? select the re>uired notification sound in the sounds list and 8ress the GPla'G &utton.

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. % VX Search /on:i!uration O$tions


VX Search 8rovides a lar"e num&er of confi"uration o8tions allowin" one to tune file search o8erations and the VX Search 63 a88lication for user:s8ecific needs and re>uirements. n order to o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the G0ools : 2dvanced ;8tionsG menu item.

Show Main 2oolbar : 3se this o8tion to ena&leAdisa&le the tool&ar in the main VX Search 63 a88lication. (uto*aticall. /hec# For Product U$dates : 3se this o8tion to ena&le automatic chec$ for 8roduct u8dates. f this o8tion is ena&led? VX Search will chec$ for new 8roduct u8dates on each start and dis8la' the G38dateG lin$ in the &ottom:ri"ht corner of the status &ar when a new 8roduct version will &e availa&le. "isable Failed Periodic /o**ands : 0his o8tion a88lica&le to VX Search Server onl' and it ma' &e used to disa&le failed 8eriodic search o8erations. Show 6rror Messa!es in S.ste* 2ra. : 3se this o8tion to ena&leAdisa&le dis8la' of error messa"es in the s'stem tra' status area when the VX Search 63 a88lication is minimi.ed to the s'stem tra' icon. Show Scannin! (ccess "enied 6rrors : 3se this o8tion to ena&leAdisa&le dis8la' of access denied errors issued when VX Search is una&le to search files in a dis$ or director' due to insufficient 8ermissions. (bort O$eration On /ritical 6rrors : 1' default? VX Search tries to 8rocess as man' dis$s and directories as 8ossi&le while lo""in" errors in the 8rocess lo". Select this o8tion to a&ort search and file mana"ement o8erations on the first critical error. 6nable Manual Product 8e!istration : 3se this o8tion to ena&leAdisa&le manual 8roduct re"istration. Process S.ste* Files : 3se this o8tion to ena&leAdisa&le 8rocessin" of 8rotected s'stem files and directories. Process "irector. +in#s and 5unctions : 3se this o8tion to ena&leAdisa&le 8rocessin" of director' lin$s and Eunctions. Mini*i1e 2o S.ste* 2ra. : 5na&le this o8tion to minimi.e the VX Search 63 a88lication to the s'stem tra' icon. Start Mini*i1ed : 5na&le this o8tion to start the VX Search 63 a88lication minimi.ed to the s'stem tra' icon.

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0he GShortcutsG ta& allows one to customi.e $e'&oard shortcuts. n order to chan"e a $e'&oard shortcut? clic$ on the shortcut item in the list to o8en the $e'&oard shortcut dialo" and 8ress a new $e' se>uence.

0he GPro).G ta& 8rovides the a&ilit' to confi"ure nternet access throu"h an @00P 8rox'. VX Search chec$s for 8roduct u8dates throu"h the nternet and if the com8uter where the 8roduct is installed on is connected to the nternet throu"h an @00P 8rox'? the user ma' confi"ure a custom @00P 8rox' confi"uration.

1' default? VX Search uses the hostGs default 8rox' confi"uration and the user needs to chan"e these settin"s onl' if VX Search is una&le to receive 8roduct u8dates.

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0he G69MailG ta& allows one to confi"ure an S90P account to use to send user:defined 5:9ail notifications. 0hese features are availa&le in VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server onl'. 0he S90P account settin"s confi"ured on this ta& are a88lica&le to &oth the VX Search 63 a88lication and the VX Search command line utilit'.

0he G"atabaseG ta& 8rovides the user with the a&ilit' to confi"ure the ;#1( data&ase interface? which ma' &e used to save file search re8orts to an S<L data&ase. n order to confi"ure the ;#1( data&ase interface? enter the ;#1( data source name? user name and 8assword to use to connect to the data&ase.

0he ;#1( data&ase interface confi"ured on this ta& is a88lica&le to &oth the VX Search 63 a88lication and the VX Search command line utilit'. S<L data&ase ex8ort ca8a&ilities are availa&le in VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server onl'.

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. & Usin! VX Search /o**and +ine Utilit.


n addition to the VX Search 63 a88lication? VX Search 3ltimate and VX Search Server 8rovide a command line utilit' allowin" one to execute file search o8erations from an ;S shell window. 0he VX Search command line utilit' is located in =Product"ir>?bin director'.

/o**and +ine S.nta)@

v)search 9search =FileFilter> 9dir ="irector. 1> A ... "irector. X B 0his command searches files in the s8ecified directories? dis$s or networ$ shares.

v)search 9search 9re!e) =8e!ular 6)$ression> 9dir ="irector. 1> A ... "irector. X B 0his command searches files usin" a re"ular ex8ression.

v)search 9search =FileFilter> 9server =hostna*e1Chostna*e2Chostna*eX> 0his command searches files in all networ$ shares of the s8ecified servers andAor +2S devices.

v)search 9search =FileFilter> 9networ# 0his command searches files in all detected servers andAor +2S devices on the networ$.

v)search 9search =XM+ Search 8ules File> 9dir ="irector. 1> A ... "irector. X B 0his command searches files in the s8ecified directories? dis$s or networ$ shares.

v)search 9e)ecute =Pro:ile 0a*e> 0his command executes the s8ecified file search 8rofile.

v)search 9e)ecute =XM+ /o**and File 0a*e> 0his command executes the s8ecified X9L search command file.

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9dir ="irector.> 0his 8arameter s8ecifies an in8ut director'? dis$ or a networ$ share for the file search o8eration. n order to ensure 8ro8er 8arsin" of command line ar"uments? directories containin" s8ace characters should &e dou&le >uoted.

9server =hostna*e1Chostna*e2Chostna*eX> 0his 8arameters s8ecifies one or more servers or +2S stora"e devices to search files in. 0he list of servers ma' &e s8ecified as a list of host name or P addresses delimited &' the semicolon HPI character.

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/o**and +ine O$tions@ 9saveDht*lDre$ort A File 0a*e B 0his o8tion saves an @09L file search re8ort to the s8ecified file. 9saveDte)tDre$ort A File 0a*e B 0his o8tion saves a 8lain text file search re8ort to the s8ecified file. 9saveDcsvDre$ort A File 0a*e B 0his o8tion saves an 5xcel (SV file search re8ort to the s8ecified file. 9saveD)*lDre$ort A File 0a*e B 0his o8tion saves an X9L file search re8ort to the s8ecified file. 9saveD$d:Dre$ort A File 0a*e B 0his o8tion saves a P#F file search re8ort to the s8ecified file. 9saveDre$ort A File 0a*e B 0his o8tion saves a re8ort in the VX Search native re8ort format. 9saveDtoDdatabase 0his o8tion saves file search results to an S<L data&ase. 9title =8e$ort 2itle> 0his o8tion sets the re8ort title. 9co*$ress 0his o8tion instructs to ex8ort a com8ressed re8ort. 9showDusers 0his o8tion ena&les 8rocessin" and dis8la' of files user names. 9scanners =Ma) "ir Scan 2hreads> 0his o8tion sets the maximum num&er of 8arallel director' scannin" threads. 9strea*s =File Search 2hreads> 0his o8tion sets the num&er of 8arallel file search threads. 9$er: =FU++ E M6"-UM E +O<> 0his 8arameter controls the s8eed of the file search o8eration. F3LL : Full:s8eed file search 95# 39 : 9edium:s8eed file search L;= : Low:s8eed file search 9v 9 Shows the 8roduct maEor version? minor version? revision and &uild date. 9hel$ 0his command shows the command line usa"e information.

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. 4 Product U$date Procedure


2lmost ever' month? Flexense releases &u":fixes and 8roduct u8dates for VX Search. 0hese 8roduct u8dates are u8loaded to our we& site and ma' &e a88lied to an' installed 8roduct version. 5ach time VX Search is started? the u8date mana"er chec$s if there is a new 8roduct version availa&le. f there is a new 8roduct u8date availa&le? the user will see an G38dateG lin$ in the ri"ht:most corner of the status &ar.

n order to manuall' chec$ that the currentl' installed 8roduct version is u8:to:date? select menu G@el8 : (hec$ For 38datesG on the main menu &ar. 0he u8date mana"er will connect to the u8date server and chec$ if there is a newer version of the 8roduct availa&le for download. f there is a new 8roduct version availa&le? the u8date dialo" will show the version of the new 8roduct u8date and two &uttonsF the G7elease +otesG &utton and the G nstallG &utton. Press the G7elease +otesG &utton to see more information a&out what new features and &u":fixes contains this s8ecific 8roduct version. Press the G nstallG &utton to download and install the new 8roduct version.

2fter 8ressin" the G nstallG &utton? 8lease wait while the u8date mana"er will download the new 8roduct version to the local dis$. 0he u8date 8ac$a"e will &e downloaded to a tem8orar' director' on the s'stem drive and automaticall' deleted after the u8date mana"er will finish u8datin" the 8roduct.

2fter download is com8leted? close all o8en VX Search a88lications and 8ress the G;$G &utton when read'. f one or more VX Search a88lications will &e o8en durin" the u8date? the o8eration will fail and the whole u8date 8rocess will need to &e restarted from the &e"innin". 2fter finishin" the u8date 8rocess? VX Search will show a messa"e &ox informin" a&out the successfull' com8leted o8eration.

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.40 Product 8e!istration Procedure


Licenses for commercial 8roduct versions and discounted license 8ac$s ma' &e 8urchased on the followin" 8a"eF htt8FAAwww.vxsearch.comA8urchase.html

2fter finishin" the 8urchase 8rocess? wait for the followin" two e:mail messa"esF the first one with a recei8t for 'our 8a'ment and the second one with an unloc$ $e'. f 'ou will not receive 'our unloc$ $e' within 2* hours? 8lease chec$ 'our s8am &ox for e:mail messa"es ori"inatin" from su$$ortF:le)ense.co* and if it is nor here contact our su88ort team.

2fter 'ou will receive 'our unloc$ $e'? start the VX Search 63 a88lication and 8ress the G7e"isterG &utton located in the to8:ri"ht corner of the window. ;n the re"ister dialo"? enter 'our name and the received unloc$ $e' and 8ress the G7e"isterG &utton to finish the re"istration 8rocedure.

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4 Usin! Server Product Version


4.1 VX Search Server Overview

VX Search Server is a rule:&ased file search server? which runs in the &ac$"round as a service and 8rovides the a&ilit' to search files in one or more directories? dis$s? networ$ shares or +2S stora"e devices &' the file name? director'? re"ular ex8ressions? file si.e? file t'8e? file attri&utes? user name? creation? last modification or last access dates? text and &inar' 8atterns? 4P56 5X F ta"s? etc.

VX Search Server allows one to setu8 an unlimited num&er of files search o8erations? with each one ca8a&le of searchin" files usin" an extensive set of file matchin" rules com&ined with lo"ical o8erators. Power users are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to com&ine multi8le t'8es of rules into hierarchical file search >ueries ca8a&le of 8recisel' searchin" re>uired t'8es or "rou8s of files. For exam8le? VX Search Server allows one to search for all t'8es of documents with the file si.e more than X 91 that were modified durin" the last C months.

VX Search Server ma' &e controlled usin" a full:scale client 63 a88lication? a we&:&ased mana"ement interface and a command line utilit' locall' or via the networ$. 0he user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to review file search results? "enerate @09L? P#F? text? (SV? X9L re8orts or ex8ort file search results from multi8le servers to a centrali.ed S<L data&ase for future review and anal'sis. n addition? VX Search Server 8rovides the a&ilit' to schedule 8eriodic file search o8erations accordin" to user:defined time intervals? automaticall' "enerate re8orts andAor send 5:9ail notifications when a file search o8eration finds a user:s8ecified num&er of file search results.

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Product -nstallation Procedure

VX Search Server is es8eciall' desi"ned to &e as sim8le as 8ossi&le. 0he 8roduct does not re>uire an' third:8art' software a88lications and ma' &e installed and confi"ured within a cou8le of minutes. 2 full' functional 3,:da's trial version of VX Search Server ma' &e downloaded from the followin" 8a"eF htt8FAAwww.vxsearch.comAdownloads.html.

0he installation 8ac$a"e is ver' small? -91 : /91 de8endin" on the tar"et o8eratin" s'stem? and the 8roduct re>uires Eust 2,91 of the free dis$ s8ace on the tar"et server. n order to install VX Search Server? start the setu8 8ro"ram? select a destination director' and 8ress the G+extG &utton.

;8tionall'? enter custom server control andAor we& access 8orts. 0he server control 8ort is used &' the VX Search command line utilit' and the we& access 8ort is the 8ort for the we&: &ased mana"ement interface allowin" one to control VX Search Server usin" a standard we& &rowser. f VX Search Server should &e controlled remotel' throu"h the networ$? ma$e sure one or &oth of these 8orts are o8en in the serverGs firewall.

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Usin! VX Search /lient 7U- a$$lication

VX Search Server 8rovides a full:scale client 63 a88lication? which can &e used to control one or more VX Search servers locall' or via the networ$. 0he client 63 a88lication allows one to 8erform file search o8erations? review file search results? schedule 8eriodic file search o8erations? save file search re8orts and ex8ort file search results to an S<L data&ase.

n order to 8erform a sim8le file search o8eration? 8ress the GSearchG &utton located on the main tool&ar? add one or more file matchin" rules and s8ecif' dis$s? directories andAor networ$ shares to search in. For advanced file search o8tions? 8ress the G;8tionsG &utton located on the file search command dialo".

VX Search Server allows one to 8re:confi"ure so8histicated file search o8erations as user: defined file search commands and then execute these search commands in a sin"le mouse clic$ or schedule 8eriodic file search o8erations? automaticall' "enerate various t'8es of file search re8orts andAor setu8 conditional 5:9ail notifications or custom file search actions executed when a user:defined search command finds a user:s8ecified num&er of results.

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6nablin! <eb 3ased Mana!e*ent -nter:ace

n addition to the VX Search client 63 a88lication? VX Search Server 8rovides a we&:&ased mana"ement interface? which can &e used to control one or more VX Search Servers usin" a re"ular we& &rowser.

n order to ena&le the we&:&ased mana"ement interface? connect to the VX Search server usin" the client 63 a88lication? o8en the G;8tionsG dialo"? select the GServerG ta& and select the G5na&le =e& ServerG o8tion. +ow? o8en a re"ular we& &rowser and t'8e in the address &ar the host name or an P address of the VX Search server to connect to and lo"in to the VX Search Server we&:&ased mana"ement interface usin" the default Had*inAad*inI user name and 8assword.

0he VX Search Server home 8a"e shows the user:defined file search commands and allows one to 8erform file search o8erations? review file search results? "enerate various t'8es of re8orts and schedule 8eriodic file search o8erations.

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;uic# File Search O$erations

VX Search Server 8rovides the followin" two file search modesF the >uic$ file search mode? which is an eas' to use mode for sim8le search o8erations? and the search commands mode? which 8rovides the a&ilit' to 8re:confi"ure a num&er of file search commands &ased on one or more file matchin" rules and allowin" one to control an extensive set of file search o8tions.

n order to sim8le search files usin" the >uic$ file search mode? 8ress the GSearchG &utton located on the VX Search Server home 8a"e? s8ecif' dis$s? directories or networ$ shares to search in and add one or more file search rules.

n the >uic$ file search mode? VX Search Server will automaticall' create a file search command accordin" to the selected file search rules? search files in the s8ecified dis$s and directories and dis8la' search results. 5ach >uic$ file search command is saved in the 8roduct confi"uration file? dis8la'ed on the VX Search Server home 8a"e and ma' &e later executed a"ain or customi.ed to search different sets of files.

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Mana!in! File Search /o**ands

VX Search Server allows one to confi"ure multi8le file search o8erations with each one ca8a&le of searchin" files in a num&er of dis$s? directories? networ$ shares or +2S stora"e devices. n order to add a new command? 8ress the G2dd (ommandG &utton located on the VX Search Server home 8a"e? s8ecif' a uni>ue command name? enter one or more dis$s? directories or networ$ shares to search in? add one or more file search rules and 8ress the GSaveG &utton.

5ach file search o8eration ma' &e confi"ured to search files usin" an extensive set of file search rules com&ined with lo"ical o8erators. 2dvanced users are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to define multi:level? hierarchical file search >ueries ca8a&le of 8recisel' selectin" re>uired files &' the file name? re"ular ex8ressions? file t'8e? file si.e? user name? attri&utes? creation? last modification or last access dates? text or &inar' 8atterns? 4P56 5X F ta"s? etc.

n addition? the user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to exclude one or more directories from the files search 8rocess? set a custom re8ort title? control the maximum num&er of search results for each file search o8eration? set the num&er of histor' re8orts to save for each file search o8eration and confi"ure file search o8erations to intentionall' slow down the file search 8rocess in order to minimi.e the 8erformance im8act on runnin" 8roduction servers.

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Searchin! Files b. /ate!or.


files &' the reco"ni.in" the GSearch a88ro8riate

;ne of the most 8owerful ca8a&ilities of VX Search Server is the a&ilit' to search file t'8e or cate"or' usin" an extensive set of file classification 8lu"ins ca8a&le of more than 2-,, t'8es of files. n order to search files related to a cate"or'? select Files (ate"ori.ed 2sG file matchin" rule and 8ress the GSelectG &utton to select an file cate"or'.

2ll file cate"ories are or"ani.ed into a lo"ical hierarch' with multi8le su&cate"ories? "rou8s and file classes. Select a file classification 8lu"in and &rowse the hierarch' of file cate"ories to select an a88ro8riate file t'8e. For exam8le? select the G ma"es? Pictures and 6ra8hic FilesG cate"or' to find all t'8es of ima"es and 8icture files. 0his is es8eciall' useful when the user needs to find multi8le t'8es of files? &ut does not $now all the re>uired file extensions.

f the selected file cate"or' contains a num&er of su&cate"ories? files related to an' of the selected su&cate"ories will &e dis8la'ed in the search results. 2 num&er of file cate"ories ma' &e added usin" multi8le file matchin" rules com&ined with a lo"ical H2+#? ;7I o8erator. Finall'? 8ower com8uter users and 0 administrators ma' desi"n custom file classification 8lu"ins with user:s8ecific file cate"ories and hierarchies usin" a sim8le X9L:&ased format and use these custom file cate"ories in file search o8erations.

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Searchin! Files b. 0a*e

VX Search allows one to search files &' the file name? location? extension? full file name includin" the full 8ath? the name of the director' without the 8ath and file name and the file name without extension. 0here are a num&er of 8ositive and ne"ative 8attern matchin" o8erators 8rovidin" the user with the a&ilit' to match text 8atterns located at different 8laces of the file name and allowin" one to define 8recise file matchin" rules.

4.4

Searchin! Files b. Si1e

0he user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to search files &' the file si.e usin" multi8le com8arison o8erators and si.e units. 0his file matchin" rule is ver' useful when com&ined with file cate"ories to search files matchin" multi8le different criteria.

For exam8le? VX Search allows one to find all 8ictures and ima"es with the file si.e "reater than X 91. 0he si.e:&ased file matchin" rule ma' &e com&ined with other t'8es of file matchin" rules allowin" one to find files exactl' matchin" user needs and re>uirements.

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4.10 Searchin! Files b. "ate


VX Search 8rovides two sets of file matchin" rules allowin" one to search files &' the creation? modification and last access dates. 0he fist set of time:&ased file matchin" rules wor$s with relative time 8eriods and 8rovides the a&ilit' to find files that were created? modified or last accessed durin" X da's? wee$s? months or 'ears.

0he relative time:&ased rules are useful when the user needs sta&le time 8eriods not chan"in" and $ee8in" valid as the time 8asses on. For exam8le? a file matchin" rule searchin" files that were modified durin" the last ! da's is alwa's valid disre"ardin" of the current date.

Sometimes? when the user needs to find files that were created? modified or last accessed durin" ver' s8ecific dates? relative time 8eriods are not "ood. For these cases? VX Search 8rovides a&solute date:&ased file matchin" rules? which are allowin" one to define exact dates or date ran"es to search for.

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4.11 Searchin! Files b. 2e)t Strin!s


VX Search Server 8rovides a file matchin" rule ca8a&le of searchin" files containin" or not containin" user:s8ecified text strin"s. n order to match files &' a text 8attern? select the GSearch Files &' 0ext Strin"G file matchin" rule? select an a88ro8riate text matchin" o8erator and enter a text strin" to search for.

4.12 Searchin! Files b. 3inar. Patterns


Power com8uter users and 0 administrators are 8rovided with a &inar' 8attern file matchin" rule? which is ca8a&le of searchin" files &' &inar' 8atterns located at s8ecific locations inside of files. n order to add a &inar' file matchin" rule? select the G1inar' @5X 8atternG rule? select an a88ro8riate 8attern matchin" o8erator? enter the @5X 8attern to search for and enter the 8osition inside of files where the &inar' 8attern should &e located.

0he &inar' 8attern file matchin" rule is ver' useful when the user needs to detect s8ecific file formats containin" format:s8ecific si"nature 8atterns at desi"nated 8ositions. 9ulti8le &inar' 8attern rules ma' &e com&ined with lo"ical o8erators to detect files containin" multi8le 8atterns at different 8ositions. 0he 8attern should &e s8ecified as a strin" of @5X characters with two characters 8er &'te delimited &' the s8ace character. 0he 8osition should &e s8ecified as an a&solute offset from the &e"innin" of the file.

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4.1

Searchin! Files b. File (ttributes

Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to search files &' file attri&utes. For these 8ur8oses? VX Search Server 8rovides the file attri&utes file matchin" rule. Select the GFile 2ttri&utesG file matchin" rule? select an a88ro8riate attri&ute matchin" o8erator and 8ress the GSelectG &utton to select the attri&utes to &e chec$ed.

;n the attri&utes select 8a"e? chec$ all the attri&utes that should &e tested and 8ress the GSaveG &utton. =hen the o8erator is set to G@avin" 2ttri&utesG? VX Search Server will search files havin" all the selected file attri&utes. ;therwise? VX Search Server will search files havin" none of the selected file attri&utes.

0he ne"ative o8erator is es8eciall' useful when the user needs to find all files related to a s8ecific file cate"or'? &ut s$i8 all 8rotected s'stem and hidden files. 0he attri&utes file matchin" rule ma' &e com&ined with other t'8es of file matchin" rules allowin" one to 8recisel' select the re>uired files.

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4.14 Searchin! Files b. User


Power com8uter users and 0 administrators are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to search files &' the user name. Select the G3ser +ameG file matchin" rule? select an a88ro8riate text matchin" o8erator and enter the user name to search for. 0he entered text 8attern is case insensitive and it ma' &e matched exactl' or at different 8laces inside of the user name usin" different t'8es of the text matchin" o8erator.

4.1' Searchin! 5P67 i*a!es b. 6X-F ta!s


2ll 4P56 ima"es include a set of 5X F ta"s containin" various information a&out the camera and the ima"in" mode used to ta$e the 8icture. n addition? the 5X F ta"s ma' contain custom fields with 8ro8rietar' information related to the su&Eect dis8la'ed in the 8icture. VX Search Server allows one to search 4P56 ima"es usin" standard and custom 4P56 5X F ta"s.

n order to search 4P56 ima"es &' 5X F ta"s? select the GSearch 4P56 ma"es =ith 5X F 0a"G file matchin" rule? select the ta" to &e chec$ed? select an a88ro8riate text matchin" o8erator and enter a text or numeric value to search for.

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4.16 Searchin! Files Usin! 8e!ular 6)$ressions


7e"ular ex8ressions 8rovide a flexi&le and 8owerful wa' to match text 8atterns in file names and directories. VX Search Server 8rovides the 7e"5x 8attern matchin" o8erator for the file name search rule and the file 8ath search rule.

n order to search files usin" a re"ular ex8ression? select the GFile +ameG file matchin" rule? select the G7e"5xG 8attern matchin" o8erator and enter a re"ular ex8ression that should &e matched. For exam8le? the GJ.H4P6K19PKP+6ILG re"ular ex8ression will match all 4P6? 19P and P+6 ima"e files.

7e"ular ex8ressions ma' &e com&ined with other t'8es of file matchin" rules allowin" one to match a ver' s8ecific set of files. n addition to the a&ilit' to match files usin" re"ular ex8ressions? VX Search Server allows one to exclude files usin" re"ular ex8ressions. For exam8le? in order to search all 8ro"rams and executa&le files while excludin" files located in the =indows director'? use the re"ular ex8ression GMHNO(FJJ= +#;=SIG a88lied to the GFull PathG file matchin" rule.

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4.1% Usin! Multi9+evel File Search 8ules


Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to define multi:level? hierarchical file matchin" rules. For exam8le? letGs assume that we need to find files related to multi8le file cate"ories with the file si.e more that 1, 91 that were last accessed more than 3 'ears a"o. n order to add a nested rule list? o8en the search command 8a"e? 8ress the G2dd 7uleG &utton and select the G+ested 7ule ListG file matchin" rule.

;n the nested rules dialo"? add all the re>uired file cate"ories? select the G;7G lo"ical o8erator and 8ress the G;$G &utton. ;n the search command 8a"e? 8ress the G2dd 7uleG &utton? add the time:&ased file matchin" rule to find files that were last accessed more than 3 'ears a"o? add a rule to match files with the file si.e more than 1, 91 and select the G2+#G lo"ical o8erator.

0he nested rule list will match all the re>uired file cate"ories? while the time:&ased to8 level file matchin" rule will select files that were last accessed more than 3 'ears a"o. VX Search Server 8rovides a full' scala&le rule:&ased model with an unlimited num&er of nested levels allowin" one to define so8histicated? multi:level file matchin" rules ca8a&le of 8recisel' searchin" the re>uired files.

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4.1& 6)cludin! "irectories :ro* the File Search Process


Sometimes? it ma' &e re>uired to exclude one or more su&directories from the file search 8rocess. n order to add one or more directories to the exclude list? o8en the search command confi"uration 8a"e? 8ress the G;8tionsG &utton and add one or more directories to the exclude directories list.

#irectories added to the exclude list will &e excluded recursivel' includin" all files and su&directories. n addition? advanced users are 8rovided with a num&er of exclude directories macro commands allowin" one to exclude multi8le directories usin" a sin"le macro command. VX Search Server 8rovides the followin" exclude directories macro commandsF ,367-0S =2e)t Strin!> : this macro command excludes all directories &e"innin" with the s8ecified text strin". ,/O02(-0S =2e)t Strin!> : this macro command excludes all directories containin" the s8ecified text strin". ,60"S =2e)t Strin!> : this macro command excludes all directories endin" with the s8ecified text strin". ,8676X =8e!ular 6)$ression> : this macro command excludes directories matchin" the s8ecified re"ular ex8ression.

For exam8le? the exclude macro command GL(;+02 +S 0em8orar' FilesG will exclude all directories with G0em8orar' FilesG at an' 8lace in the full director' 8ath and the exclude macro command GL7565X J.H09PK059PILG will exclude directories endin" with G.09PG or G.059PG.

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4.14 8eviewin! File Search 8esults


n order to review results for a finished file search o8eration? Eust clic$ on the command name on the VX Search Server home 8a"e. 0he results 8a"e shows the num&er file search results? the amount of dis$ s8ace and the list of search results. For each result? VX Search Server shows the file name? the name of the director'? the user name? the file si.e and the last modification date.

;ne of the most 8owerful ca8a&ilities of VX Search Server is the a&ilit' to cate"ori.e file search results &' the file extension? file t'8e? si.e? user name? creation? last modification or last access dates and filter dis8la'ed file search results &' one or more file cate"ories.

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n order to filter search results? select one or more file filters and 8ress the GSet FilterG &utton. =hen one or more file filters are selected? saved file search re8orts will include search results matchin" the selected file filters. n order to reset the selected file filters? 8ress the G(lear FilterG &utton.

n order to see extended information for a search result? clic$ on the result name located on the left side of the results 8a"e. VX Search Server allows one to save @09L? P#F? text? 5xcel (SV or X9L re8orts. n order to ex8ort a re8ort? 8ress the GSaveG &utton located in the to8: ri"ht corner of the results 8a"e and select an a88ro8riate re8ort format.

n addition? file search re8orts ma' &e "enerated automaticall' usin" one or more file search actions allowin" one to automaticall' save re8orts when a file search o8eration finds a user: s8ecified num&er of search results. Finall'? VX Search Server 8rovides the a&ilit' to send @09L? text and P#F re8orts as 5:9ail notifications when a file search o8eration finds a user: s8ecified num&er of search results.

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4.20 File Search 8e$orts


For each file search o8eration? VX Search Server saves an individual file search re8ort. n order to o8en the last re8ort? Eust clic$ on the re>uired file search command lin$ dis8la'ed on the VX Search Server home 8a"e. n order to &rowse all re8orts? 8ress the GView 7e8ortsG &utton located on the VX Search Server home 8a"e.

VX Search Server allows one to filter file search re8orts &' the search command name? host name? date and in8ut directories. n order to filter search re8orts? select an a88ro8riate filter located on the &ottom side of the re8orts 8a"e and then select a filter value.

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=hen a re8ort filter is active? VX Search Server dis8la's the num&er of filtered re8orts in the re8orts 8a"e ca8tion and shows re8orts matchin" the selected re8ort filter in the re8orts view. n order to reset the currentl' selected re8ort filter? select the GShow 2llG filter value in the re8ort filer located on the &ottom side of the re8orts 8a"e.

1' default? VX Search Server $ee8s a histor' of 1, last re8orts for each file search command. n order to o8en a file search re8ort listed in the re8orts view? clic$ on the re>uired re8ort # lin$. 7e8orts are saved in the re8orts director'? which ma' &e confi"ured on the G2dvanced Server ;8tionsG 8a"e.

n addition? the user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to control the num&er of histor' re8orts saved in the re8orts director'. Finall'? if VX Search Server is confi"ured to save re8orts to an S<L data&ase? the user can set the num&er of histor' re8orts to $ee8 in the S<L data&ase.

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4.21 (uto*atic File Search (ctions


VX Search Server 8rovides the a&ilit' to automaticall' save re8orts or send 5:9ail notifications when a file search command finds a user:s8ecified num&er of search results. 0his feature is es8eciall' useful in conEunction with 8eriodic file search o8erations allowin" one to schedule file search o8erations at user:s8ecific time intervals. n order to confi"ure automatic file search actions? o8en a file search command and 8ress the G2ctionsG &utton.

n order to add a new action? 8ress the G2dd 2ctionG &utton? enter the num&er of search results to tri""er the action? select an a88ro8riate action t'8e and 8ress the GSaveG &utton. For 5:9ail notification actions? the action value should &e set to an 5:9ail address to send the notification to. n addition? the user needs o8en the GSettin"sG 8a"e and confi"ure an S90P server to use to send 5:9ail notifications.

For re8ort "eneration actions? the action value should &e set to a file name or a director' name where to save file search re8orts. f the action value is set to an existin" director'? VX Search Server will automaticall' "enerate file names with the re8ort date and time added to each re8ort file name. For the custom command action? the action value should &e set to the command Hincludin" all command line ar"umentsI to &e executed.

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4.22 Periodic File Search O$erations


VX Search Server allows one to setu8 a num&er of 8eriodic Eo&s with each one confi"ured to 8erform one or more file search commands at s8ecific time intervals. 0his feature is es8eciall' useful in conEunction with automatic file search actions allowin" one to save re8orts andAor send 5:9ail notifications when a file search o8eration finds a user:s8ecified num&er of search results. n order to add a 8eriodic file search Eo&? 8ress the GPeriodic 4o&sG &utton located on the VX Search Server home 8a"e and 8ress the G2ddG &utton.

;n the 8eriodic Eo& 8a"e? enter a uni>ue 8eriodic Eo& name? s8ecif' the time interval and select one or more file search commands to execute. n order to reduce the (P3 load and memor' usa"e on the host? VX Server 8erforms selected file search o8erations se>uentiall'? one after one while savin" re8orts and executin" automatic file search actions if re>uired.

n addition? the user is 8rovided with the a&ilit' to intentionall' slow down file search o8erations? in order to com8letel' eliminate 8erformance im8act on 8roduction servers. n order to slow down a file search command? o8en the command 8a"e? 8ress the G;8tionsG &utton? select the GLow S8eedG 8erformance mode and 8ress the GSaveG &utton.

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4.2

Searchin! Files in 0etwor# Shares

1' default? the VX Search service is confi"ured to run under the local s'stem account? which is "ood to search files in local dis$s and directories. ;n the other hand? the local s'stem account does not have 8ermissions to access networ$ shares and +2S stora"e devices. n order to ena&le VX Search Server to search files in networ$ shares and +2S stora"e devices? the VX Search service should &e confi"ured to run under a user account? which has 8ermissions to access files and directories located on the re>uired networ$ shares.

0he confi"uration is ver' sim8le and ma' &e 8erformed within a cou8le of seconds usin" the followin" ste8:&':ste8 "uideF 1. 2. 3. *. -. ;8en the =indows control 8anel and clic$ on the G2dministrative 0oolsG utilit'. ;8en the Services control center and find here the G VX Search ServerG service. ;8en the G VX Search ServerG service? select the G6eneralG ta& and sto8 the service. Select the GLo" ;nG ta& and s8ecif' a user account to use for the service. Select the G6eneralG ta& and start the G VX Search ServerG service.

+ow? the VX Search service will run under the s8ecified user account and will have exactl' the same 8ermissions as the s8ecified user account when accessin" networ$ shares and +2S stora"e devices.

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4.24 /on:i!urin! VX Search Server


VX Search Server 8rovides a variet' of confi"uration o8tions allowin" one to easil' inte"rate the 8roduct into a user:s8ecific networ$ environment. n order to o8en the main settin"s 8a"e? clic$ on the GSettin"sG lin$ located on the to8 menu &ar.

4.2' /on:i!urin! /usto* User 0a*e and Password


0he VX Search Server we&:&ased mana"ement console? re>uires users to lo"in with a VX Search user name and 8assword. 0he default user name and 8assword is set to ad*inAad*in. n addition? VX Search Server 8rovides the a&ilit' to set a custom user name andAor 8assword for the VX Search we&:&ased mana"ement interface and the command line utilit'? which ma' &e used to automate confi"uration and mana"ement tas$s.

n order to set a custom user name and 8assword? clic$ on the G(onfi"ure Server Lo"inG lin$ located on the main settin"s 8a"e? enter a new user name and 8assword and 8ress the GSaveG &utton.

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4.26 /on:i!urin! /usto* Server Ports


VX Search Server uses the 0(PA P 8ort )123 as the default server control 8ort and the 0(PA P 8ort %, as the default we& access 8ort. Sometimes? these 8orts ma' &e in use &' some other software 8roducts or s'stem services. f one or &oth of these 8orts are in use? VX Search Server will &e una&le to o8erate 8ro8erl' and the user will need to chan"e the VX Search server control 8ort andAor we& access 8ort.

n order to set a custom server control 8ort andAor we& access 8ort? clic$ on the GSetu8 Server PortsG lin$ located on the main settin"s 8a"e? select the G3se (ustom PortG o8tion and enter a custom 8ort num&er to use. f the VX Search server should &e controlled throu"h the networ$? ma$e sure the custom 8orts are o8en in the serverGs firewall.

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VX Search Server 8rovides the a&ilit' to send 5:9ail notifications when a file search command finds a user:s8ecified num&er of search results. n order to confi"ure an S90P 5:9ail server to use to send 5:9ail notifications? clic$ on the G(onfi"ure 5:9ail ServerG lin$ located on the main settin"s 8a"e? enter the S90P server host name? S90P server 8ort? S90P user name? 8assword and the source 5:9ail address to use to send 5:9ail notifications.

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4.2& /on:i!urin! S;+ "atabase -nte!ration


VX Search Server 8rovides the a&ilit' to save file search re8orts to an S<L data&ase allowin" one to $ee8 a histor' of re8orts for future review and anal'sis. n order to ena&le S<L data&ase ex8ort? o8en a file search command? 8ress the G2ctionsG &utton and add a file search action to save file search re8orts to an S<L data&ase.

VX Search Server ex8orts S<L data&ase re8orts throu"h the ;#1( data&ase interface? which should &e confi"ured to o8erate 8ro8erl'. n order to confi"ure the ;#1( data&ase interface? clic$ on the G(onfi"ure S<L #ata&aseG lin$ located on the main settin"s 8a"e? ena&le the ;#1( data&ase interface? s8ecif' the ;#1( data source? ;#1( user name and 8assword to use to save re8orts to the S<L data&ase.

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4.24 VX Search Server /o**and +ine Utilit.


n addition to the we&:&ased mana"ement interface? VX Search Server 8rovides a command line utilit' allowin" one to control one or more VX Search Servers locall' or via the networ$. 0he VX Search command line utilit' is located in =Product"ir>?bin director'.

VX Search Server /o**and +ine S.nta)@

v)search 9serverDshowDco**ands Shows file search commands confi"ured in VX Search Server.

v)search 9serverDstartDco**and =/o**and 0a*e> Starts the s8ecified file search command.

v)search 9serverDsto$Dco**and =/o**and 0a*e> Sto8s the s8ecified file search command.

v)search 9serverDco**andDstatus =/o**and 0a*e> Shows the current status of a file search command.

v)search 9serverDco**andDerrors =/o**and 0a*e> Shows 8rocess errors for a file search command.

v)search 9serverDdeleteDco**and =/o**and 0a*e> #eletes the s8ecified file search command.

v)search 9serverDe)$ortDre$orts 9re$ortsDdir ="irector.> 5x8orts file search re8orts to the s8ecified director'.

v)search 9serverDi*$ortDre$orts 9re$ortsDdir ="irector.> m8orts file search re8orts from the s8ecified director'.

v)search 9serverDstatus Shows the current VX Search Server status.

v)search 9serverDdebu!Dlo! Shows the VX Search Server de&u" lo".

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Miscellaneous /o**ands@

v)search 9v Shows the 8roduct maEor version? minor version? revision and &uild date.

v)search 9hel$ 0his command shows the command line usa"e information.

/o**and +ine O$tions@

9host =Gost 0a*e> S8ecifies the host name or an P address of VX Search Server to connect to. f not s8ecified? the command line utilit' will connect to the local host. 9$ort =Port 0u*ber> S8ecifies the 0(PA P 8ort to connect to. f not s8ecified? the command line utilit' will connect to the default VX Search Server 0(PA P 8ort )123. 9user =User 0a*e> S8ecifies a user name to lo"in to VX Search Server. f not s8ecified? the command line utilit' will lo"in usin" the default Qad*inQ user name. 9$assword =Password> S8ecifies a 8assword to lo"in to VX Search Server. f not s8ecified? the command line utilit' will lo"in usin" the default Qad*inQ 8assword.

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4. 0 U$datin! VX Search Server


Flexense develo8s VX Search Server usin" a fast release c'cle with minor 8roduct versions? u8dates and &u" fixes released almost ever' month and maEor 8roduct versions released ever' 'ear. +ew 8roduct versions and 8roduct u8dates are 8u&lished on the 8roduct we& site and ma' &e downloaded from the followin" 8a"eF htt8FAAwww.vxsearch.comAdownloads.html.

#ue to the fact that the 8roduct is es8eciall' desi"ned for servers runnin" in 8roduction environments where sta&ilit' is a maEor decision factor? VX Search Server u8dates should &e manuall' installed &' the user. n order to u8date an existin" 8roduct installation? download the latest 8roduct version and Eust start the setu8 8ro"ram.

0he VX Search Server setu8 8ro"ram u8date the 8roduct and restart the VX 8roduct confi"uration files? confi"ured re"istration will remain valid and there

will 8ro8erl' shutdown the runnin" VX Search service? Search service after finishin" the u8date 8rocedure. 2ll file search commands? file search re8orts and 8roduct is nothin" to reconfi"ure or mana"e after the u8date.

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4. 1 8e!isterin! VX Search Server


=ithin a cou8le of hours after 8urchasin" a 8roduct license? the customer will receive two e: mail messa"esF the first one confirmin" the 8a'ment and the second one containin" an unloc$ $e'? which should &e used to re"ister the 8roduct. f 'ou will not receive 'our unloc$ $e' within 2* hours? 8lease chec$ 'our s8am &ox and if the unloc$ $e' is not in the s8am &ox contact our su88ort teamF su$$ortF:le)ense.co*.

f the com8uter where VX Search Server is installed on is connected to the nternet? lo"in to the VX Search server Hdefault user name and 8asswordF ad*inAad*inI usin" a standard we& &rowser? clic$ on the G2&outG lin$ located on the to8 menu &ar? 8ress the G7e"isterG &utton? enter 'our name or 'our com8an' name? enter the received unloc$ $e' and 8ress the G7e"isterG &utton.

f the com8uter is not connected to the nternet? 8ress the G9anual 7e"istrationG &utton? ex8ort the 8roduct # file and send the 8roduct # file to re!isterFv)search.co* as an attachment. =ithin a cou8le of hours? 'ou will receive an unloc$ file? which should &e im8orted in order to finish the re"istration 8rocedure.

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4. 2 VX Search Server O6M Version


Flexense 8rovides s'stem inte"rators? value:added distri&utors and 0 service 8roviders with the a&ilit' to resell VX Search Server andAor 8rovide services &ased on the 8roduct under third:8art' &rand names. 7esellers and inte"rators are 8rovided with the a&ilit' to chan"e the 8roduct name? the 8roduct we& site address? the 8roduct vendor name and the 8roduct vendor we& site address.

n order to &e a&le to set custom ;59 8roduct and vendor information? the user needs to re"ister the 8roduct usin" a s8ecial ;59:5na&led unloc$ $e'? which ma' &e 8urchased on the 8roduct 8urchase 8a"e. ;nce the 8roduct is re"istered usin" an ;59 unloc$ $e'? o8en the G2&outG 8a"e? 8ress the GSet ;59 nfoG &utton? s8ecif' 'our custom ;59 8roduct and vendor information and 8ress the GSaveG &utton.

(ustom ;59 8roduct and vendor information will &e dis8la'ed on all 8a"es of the VX Search we&:&ased mana"ement interface? in all t'8es of re8orts "enerated &' the 8roduct and all notification 5:9ail messa"es sent &' VX Search Server.

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'.1 -nstallin! M.S;+ "atabase

VX Search Server is ca8a&le of savin" re8orts in an S<L data&ase. 7e8orts ma' &e saved manuall' or automaticall' usin" one or more file search actions and 8eriodic file search Eo&s. n order to confi"ure VX Search to use the 9'S<L data&ase? the user needs to install the followin" two com8onentsF the 9'S<L Server and the 9'S<L ;#1( connector. First of all? letRs install the 9'S<L Server. #ownload the latest version of the 9'S<L server from the 9'S<L we& site and execute the setu8 8ro"ram to start the installation 8rocedure. ;n the setu8 t'8e 8a"e? select the S0'8icalR setu8 t'8e and 8ress the S+extR &utton. 1' default? the setu8 will install the 9'S<L server and a command line utilit'? which will &e used to confi"ure the 9'S<L server.

;n the next setu8 8a"e? select the S(onfi"ure the 9'S<L Server nowR o8tion and 8ress the SFinishR &utton. 0he setu8 8ro"ram will o8en a 9'S<L confi"uration wi.ard allowin" one to confi"ure &asic server settin"s.

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;n the next setu8 8a"e? select the S#etailed (onfi"urationR o8tion and 8ress the S+extR &utton. 0he detailed confi"uration mode is re>uired to confi"ure the 9'S<L server for maximum data&ase 8erformance.

;n the next 8a"e? select the SServer 9achineR o8tion? which is the most &alanced confi"uration for t'8ical VX Search Server wor$loads. f the server is intended to 8rocess lar"e volumes of re8orts and is dedicated for VX Search? select the S#edicated ServerR confi"uration o8tion.

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;n the next 8a"e? select the S+on:0ransactional #ata&aseR o8tion. VX Search does not 8erform concurrent insert or modif' o8erations on the data&ase and a transactional data&ase is not re>uired. 9oreover? confi"urin" the 9'S<L server as a non:transactional data&ase will si"nificantl' im8rove the 8erformance of data&ase im8ort o8erations.

;n the next 8a"e? select the S9anual Settin"R o8tion and set the num&er of concurrent data&ase connections to -? which is the o8timal num&er for t'8ical VX Search installations.

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;n the next 8a"e? ena&le 0(PA P networ$in" and if the server will &e accessed from other com8uters on the networ$? add a firewall exce8tion for the 9'S<L server 8ort. n "eneral? a sin"le 9'S<L server ma' &e used to collect re8orts from multi8le VX Search installations usin" remote ;#1( connections.

;n the next 8a"e select an a88ro8riate character set. 1' default? VX Search uses the 30F:% character set to store names of files and directories? &ut if there is no need to 8rocess 3nicode file names? this o8tion ma' &e set to the standard Latin1 character set.

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;n the next 8a"e? select the S nstall as =indows ServiceR o8tion and select the S nclude 1in #irector' in =indows P20@R o8tion. 0he P20@ o8tion will ena&le execution of the 9'S<L command line utilit' from an' location.

;n the next 8a"e? select the S9odif' Securit' Settin"sR o8tion and s8ecif' a root 8assword for the 9'S<L server? which later will &e used to confi"ure re"ular 9'S<L users.

0hatRs all. Press the S+extR &utton to finish the installation 8rocedure.

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0he 9'S<L data&ase 8rovides the Sm's>lR command line utilit'? which ma' &e used to confi"ure the data&ase and the user account to &e used &' VX Search.

n order to confi"ure the 9'S<L data&ase? o8en the command 8rom8t window and t'8e the followin" commandF *.sHl Iu root I$ 0his command will start the Sm's>lR command line utilit' and lo"in to the 9'S<L server with root 8ermissions. 0he user will &e as$ed to 8rovide the root 8assword? which was s8ecified durin" the 9'S<L server installation 8rocedure. ;nce lo""ed in? the user needs to create a data&ase that will &e used &' VX Search to store re8orts. n order to do that? t'8e the followin" commandF

create database v)searchC

+ow? add a user account that will &e used &' VX Search to su&mit re8orts to the data&ase. Sin"le >uotes are re>uired and should &e s8ecified exactl' as dis8la'ed.

create user Jv)searchKFKlocalhostK identi:ied b. J$asswordKC

+ow? "rant 8ermissions to the user account usin" the followin" commandF

!rant all $rivile!es on L.L to Jv)searchKFKlocalhostKC

Finall'? flush user 8rivile"es usin" the followin" command.

:lush $rivile!esC

0hatRs all. +ow the 9'S<L server is full' confi"ured. n order to disconnect from the 9'S<L data&ase? Eust t'8e SHuitR in the command window.

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/on:i!urin! M.S;+ O"3/ "ata Source

VX Search connects to the 9'S<L data&ase throu"h the ;#1( interface. #ownload an a88ro8riate version of the 9'S<L ;#1( connector from the 9'S<L we& site and execute the setu8 8ro"ram. 0here are no critical confi"uration o8tions in the 9'S<L ;#1( connector installation 8rocedure and the user can Eust 8ress the S+extR &utton until the last 8a"e $ee8in" the default confi"uration o8tions.

2fter finished installin" 9'S<L ;#1( (onnector? o8en the =indows control 8anel and select S2dministrative 0ools #ata Sources H;#1(IR. ;n the ;#1( 2dministrator window? select the SS'stem #S+R ta& and 8ress the S2ddR &utton. ;n the next 8a"e? select the S9'S<L ;#1( #riverR and 8ress the SFinishR &utton.

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VX Search File Search Solution

Flexense Ltd.

;n the next 8a"e? enter a new data source name? which will &e used &' VX Search to connect to the data&ase. S8ecif' the name of the host where the 9'S<L server is runnin" on and enter the 9'S<L user name and 8assword that should &e used &' VX Search to connect to the data&ase. Finall'? select the name of the data&ase that should &e used to store re8orts. 2fter finished s8ecif'in" all the re>uired information? 8ress the S0estR &utton to chec$ the data&ase connection.

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/on:i!urin! VX Search "atabase /onnection

n order to confi"ure VX Search to use the installed 9'S<L data&ase? o8en the main settin"s 8a"e and clic$ the G#ata&aseG lin$. 5na&le the ;#1( interface and enter the name of the ;#1( data source? the data&ase user name and 8assword that were s8ecified for the ;#1( data source. Finall'? 8ress the SSaveR &utton to chec$ the VX Search data&ase connection.

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VX Search File Search Solution

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Su$$orted O$eratin! S.ste*s

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S.ste* 8eHuire*ents

Mini*al S.ste* /on:i!uration Su88orted ;8eratin" S'stem 1 6@. or &etter (P3 1 61 of s'stem memor' 2- 91 of free dis$ s8ace

8eco**ended S.ste* /on:i!uration Su88orted ;8eratin" S'stem 2T 6@. dual:core or >uad:core (P3 2 61 of s'stem memor' 2- 91 of free dis$ s8ace

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