This tutorial walks through the steps necessary to crawl SharePoint 2016 using the SharePoint 2016 connector.
A prerequisite for crawling SharePoint 2016 is to have a Windows Active Directory account. The domain, username and password for this account will be required below.
The recommended name for this account is "aspire_crawl_account". See prerequisites section for more details.
"aspire_crawl_account" will need to have sufficient access rights to read all of the documents in SharePoint 2016 that you wish to process. See User Account Requirements for details on what rights will be required for the account in SharePoint.
To set the rights for your account at Web Application level, do the following:
To set the rights for your "aspire_crawl_count" on site collections, do the following:
The status will show RUNNING while the crawl is going, and Completed when it is finished.
If there are errors, you will get a clickable "Error" flag that will take you to a detailed error message page.
Group expansion configuration is done under "Group Expansion" in the Connector tab. Group expansion scheduling is done in the General tab.