OneDrive for Business from Microsoft is a cloud-based solution that lets users store, sync, and share work files in the cloud. It is bundled with SharePoint Online and Office 365 business subscription plans.
Users have control over how their content can be shared with others, often by inviting others to view and/or edit an account's shared files or by uploading documents and photos to a shared files folder.
The BA Insight OneDrive Connector makes it possible to index content from OneDrive into Azure, SharePoint Online or the SharePoint 2016 / 2013 index and surface it through BA Insight’s SmartHub, providing users with integrated search results from multiple sources. This eliminates the need to do multiple searches, which can often cause inconsistent results and lead to decreased productivity. A single consolidated search index referencing OneDrive, along with content from other repositories, is surfaced as a single unified result set, giving users a single access point for searching across the enterprise.
OneDrive for Business Indexing Connector
Many of our customers use SharePoint Search and Azure Search. With our connector, any of these search engines can index content stored in OneDrive, as well as other enterprise systems. In addition to OneDrive, we provide over 70 other connectors. The list can be found here.
The BA Insight OneDrive Connector makes it possible to index content from OneDrive into Azure, Elastic, SharePoint Online or the SharePoint 2016 / 2013 index.
Our OneDrive Connector:
Respects the security schema. This means that users who have sharing/access privileges assigned to them by OneDrive are the only ones who can see the results.
In addition to supporting full crawls, the connector supports incremental crawls, which extracts only content which has changed since the last crawl.
Indexes with a very high throughput.
Minimizes the impact on OneDrive, therefore it does not affect performance.
OneDrive retains the master information and the search index has pointers to original content. Therefore, users clicking on a search result are always working on the most current documents.
The source system retains the master information and the search index has only a representation (pointers). If applicable to the database being crawled, users click on a search result and are taken to their original item or document.