Locate and index content

This section focuses on the indexing phase of your search project:

Search project activity diagram

Your unified index is at the heart of your Coveo organization. This index can be populated by many sources, each of which is configured to regularly retrieve items from a specific content repository. Souces can also retrieve permissions and security identities to replicate a secured system.

Most source connectors (such as Salesforce, Sitemap, and Web) use crawlers to pull content into an index, while others (including Sitecore, Database, and File System) rely on the Push API instead.

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