The TeamForge connector will crawl content from TeamForge server through its SOAP services.

Note: The TeamForge connector is not part of the Aspire Community bundle, but may be purchased separately.

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Some of the features of the TeamForge connector include:

  • Ability to perform either full or incremental crawling (so that only new/updated documents are indexed)
  • Fetches access control lists (ACLs) for TeamForge item-level security (Security is based on TeamForge users, groups and roles)
  • Fetches metadata for retrieved content
  • Is search engine independent. The content retrieved can be published by Aspire to any search engine
  • Runs from any server with access to the given TeamForge repository and conforms to the Hardware and Network Considerations for Aspire .

Content Retrieved

The TeamForge connector retries several types of documents, listed bellow are the inclusions and exclusions of these documents.


  • Projects
  • Discussions
  • Documents
  • Releases
  • News
  • Project pages
  • Planning Folders
  • Repositories
  • Tasks
  • Trackers
  • Wiki services

Future Development Plan 

The following features are not currently implemented, but are on the development plan:

  • Ability to control what content is requested from the repository during crawling.

Anything we should add? Please let us know.

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