Target and Process User Preferences

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User Preferences define default settings for the Target and Process, and Target and Process Policies windows. The information in User Preferences is the exact same as what is displayed on the Processing tab. The User Preferences entered become the defaults whenever you select New Job (Target & Process) or Create a New Policy (Target & Process Policies), but once you set defaults, changes made on the Processing tab override settings in User Preferences, but only for the given job or policy.

See Target and Process Policies Processing Tab for more information on these elements.

Preferences are an excellent way to streamline projects, providing a convenient way to set commonly used options for your desktop client. Each subsequent time you run a job using your desktop client those settings are automatically set.

Access the User Preferences from the Target and Process or Target and Process Policies Tools menu, select User Preferences.

Target and Process - User Preferences

Target and Process, Target and Process Policies User Preference Elements

File Processing Options

Use to set User Preferences for permissions, file processing, and metadata processing.



Override original file permissions to allow any user to retrieve

Select to allow access on stored files so any user can retrieve files.

File Grouping Processing

Use this feature to group non-video files with video files so search results include all associated files.

Select from options:

None - No file grouping.

Files in each folder together - Groups files by folder so  all of the files in any given ingested folder are in a single group.

All files together - Groups all of the files in a job into one group, regardless of what folder they are in.

Extended Metadata Processing

Ingest.ExtMetadata and <filename>.md files have diverse purposes, select from options:

None - No extended metadata processing.

Use Ingest.ExtMetadata - Affects files in its own folder and child folders. If a child folder has its own Ingest.ExtMetadata, files in that folder and its child folders use it instead of a Ingest.ExtMetadata in a parent folder.

Use '.md' file - Adds metadata only to files that have an identical filename and reside in the same folder.

Use script - Adds metadata based on a user-provided script file located in the Config folder in the Phoenix installation directory.