Create a Data Source for the Recommind Application
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Before you begin

To create a Data Store for an Application you must be a Recommind CORE administrator. You must have created the requisite Recommind Application.


For the purpose of this document, we have assumed the following:

  • You are creating a Data Source called Legal Hold using the System template.

  • You plan to use the default values for various parameters of the Data Source.


See Recommind's administrator documentation for details on configuring a data source.

To create a data source

  1. Log on to Recommind AXCELERATE as an administrator.

  2. Under the Default Workspace, expand Applications.

  3. Expand the application and the engine. In this example, we are using Druva_Reco1. ​

  4. After you select the engine, clickto create a data source for the application. The New Data Source Wizard appears.

  5. Select System template and then click Next. The Define Data Source Template page appears.

  6. Select Server - local data and then click Next. The Data source details page appears.

  7. Enter the following details:

    • In the Displayname box, enter a relevant name for the data source.

    • In the Description box, enter a relevant description for the data source.

    📝 Note
    You are not required to make any changes in the Host to perform crawl on box. This box will be pre-filled automatically with details of the host system for Recommind applications as setup by the Recommind’s Professional services team.


  8. Click Next. The Collection storage details page appears.

  9. Click Next. The Summary page appears.

  10. Verify the details of the data source, and then click Finish.

A new data source is created.

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