I have a folder that a user puts files in on a semi regular bases. I monitor the folder for new files and put the items in the file into a separate index to use for search. I dedup the events before doing the search so that I don't search for any event twice even if the entry is put in the index twice because the event is in multiple files in the folder. I would like to add the file date to each event in the file so that I know when an event was created. the date on the file is the creation date not the date of index.
How can I add the file date onto each event in the file that is being indexed?
In most cases the file date will be the _indextime date field. the file may be created and moved into the folder on different dates. the file may be created on 5/22 but not put in the folder till 5/23. I would like all the events in the file to have the 5/22 origination date not the indexed date. Thanks for the tip and I will use the _indextime unless anyone else has a suggestion.