crawl command was deprecated in Splunk Enterprise 6.0 and removed from the product in Splunk Enterprise 7.0.
- 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.
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