[Samba] Tweaking Spotlight

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Fri Nov 19 12:20:20 UTC 2021

On 11/19/21 13:07, Perttu Aaltonen via samba wrote:
> I’m testing Spotlight with Elasticsearch + fscrawler on Samba 4.14
> and it’s mostly working fine. But I’d like to deal with these:
> 1. Sometimes typing something in the Mac Finder window’s top right
> corner doesn’t work. Either by itself or selecting “name matches:”.
> In the log I see this:
> [2021/11/19 11:17:08.663810,  0]
> ../../source3/rpc_server/mdssvc/es_mapping.c:182(es_map_sl_attr) 
> es_map_sl_attr: No JSON type mapping for [kMDItemAuthorAddresses] 
> [2021/11/19 11:17:08.664252,  0]
> ../../source3/rpc_server/mdssvc/mdssvc.c:973(slrpc_open_query) 
> slrpc_open_query: backend search_start failed

latest version has

   elasticsearch:ignore unknown attribute = yes | no


   elasticsearch:ignore unknown type = yes | no

Cf man smb.conf.

> It might work later so it’s not always consistent. Using the same
> search term in the more granular search section with either “contents
> contains” or “name contains” works every time.
> 2. Searching by file name is case-sensitive. I’m not sure how and
> where to tweak it so Samba would return results with any case. Has
> anyone done this modification?

hm, I don't remember off hand, but I guess this depends on how the 
indexer configures the indexes.


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team                 https://samba.org/
SerNet Samba Team Lead      https://sernet.de/en/team-samba
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