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Unable To Crawl NTFS Sources From Unix because of Exception "Error processing folder : FILE://localhost/<path>/<file>/ Exception : null" (Doc ID 865505.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search - Version to
Generic UNIX


Problem Statement:

When running OracleSES on Unix, it is unable to parse contents of an NTFS source using the Lin Win Bridge Web Service. This has been verified with version,, and of SES and NTFS connector.

The Web Service configuration has been done correctly with the file from the OracleSES installation because the Web Service functionality has been verified by manual invocation with HTML browser and access to http://<IISServer>:<port>/NTFSWebService/NTFSWebService.asmx works correctly invoking GetDFList, GetMinimalMetadata or GetDocContainer.

However the OracleSES crawler reports errors




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