- The search command that examines your file system for new data sources to add to your index.
- The configured search that performs the identical function.
- The act of searching (crawling) your file system for new data sources to add to your index.
You can configure a crawler to crawl your file system for different types of data sources.
For more information
In Getting Data In:
crawl command has been deprecated in Splunk Enterprise 6.0.