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4.1. Quick Start Configuration Guide - NetDocuments

For a video showing the configuration, visit: Symphony OCR - How to configure for NetDocuments

Enable NetDocuments Integration

  • Select the "Log In" link
  • You will be re-directed to NetDocuments.  Enter the username and password with which you want to run Symphony OCR and select "Login"

Available Repositories

  • Select "Activate" next to the repository you wish to activate
  • Confirm by selecting "Yes Activate this repository"
  • If you wish to process documents already stored in NetDocuments, check the "Look for Legacy Documents" checkbox*
  • If you wish to create a new version of a processed document, check "Create version of OCRed results"

Cabinets to Monitor

  • Select the cabinets in which you would like Symphony OCR to monitor / process

Save your Settings

  • In order to save your settings, select the "Save Changes" button.

For more detailed information and advanced settings for configuring Symphony OCR, visit Configuration Guide - NetDocuments

*When Symphony OCR processes documents, the 'modified date' of the document will be updated to the date that the OCR occurs, and the 'modified by' will change to the user that Symphony OCR.

What Now?

Symphony OCR should be off and running now! The Finder is looking through your repository and sending documents to the Analyzer to determine what needs to be processed. The Analyzer sends any documents eligible for OCR to the Processor which applies an invisible layer of text to the document.

By default, Symphony OCR queries the document repository for newly saved and modified files every 15 minutes.  Generally speaking, newly saved files will be OCRed within about 15 minutes.    Symphony OCR can also optionally process the files already stored in NetDocuments.  By default, it performs a query for these files every 7 days.  Symphony OCR gives precedence to newer files, so documents that are scanned today will be processed before the legacy documents. 

Note that Text-in-File searches within Netdocuments may not return the text in your recently OCR'd files for up to 6-8 hours. This is due to Netdocuments API and the behavior they've designed to run API operations at a lower priority. You will, however, be able to open the file and benefit from the OCR immediately after Symphony processes it.

Refer to the section, Configuration Guide - NetDocuments - Finder, for further information on finder settings that determine when Symphony OCR locates files for processing.

Refer to the section, Configuration Guide - NetDocuments - Processor, for further information on settings that determine which files are processed

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