Granting administrative privileges
The only feature available on the Admin screen is Resynchronize Catalog. It's only accessible to users who are members of an AD account or an AD security group present in the Admins key for the Catalog Web. By default, the 1E Catalog is installed with Admins = Catalogue Admin.
You can create and populate this group in AD, or you can change the configuration of the website to include a comma separated list of alternative AD groups and user accounts.
How to reconfigure the website to grant admin access
Changing the website configuration needs an account with local admin rights, like the Catalog installation account. See Accounts needed to install the Catalog.
To modify the Admins key, use one of the following methods:
- IIS Manager
- Edit web.config
Modify the Admins key using IIS Manager, navigate to the CatalogWeb web application, and select Application Settings.
You'll need to do an IIS reset after the change.
- Edit the
web.configfile, located by default in
In the following example, under <
appSettings>, locate the
<add key="Admins" value="Catalog Admin" />element (line 18).
Modify the value parameters by adding your Catalog AD group or individual users. For example, if your Catalog AD Groups is called Catalog Curators, modify the value parameter by updating the default Catalog Admin to the name of your AD group. To add individual users, modify the value parameter to include their user names, in the format domain\user name, separating each parameter with a comma.
- Save the file.
- Restart IIS.
Rebuilding your Catalog data
Only users with admin privileges can rebuild your Catalog data.
When you run the resynchronization event with site-defined Catalog entries:
- user - site-defined entries are optionally kept or deleted
- auto-curated - site-defined entries are kept.
We recommend keeping any user site-defined entries. If you choose not to keep your user site-defined entries, they will be deleted and you will have to recreate them again.
To rebuild your Catalog data:
- On the Catalog UI, click Admin.
On the Admin screen under Resynchronize Catalog, click Resync.
- A progress bar is displays synchronization progress.
Modifying the resynchronization schedule
You can modify the default resynchronization schedule (the default is 7 days) to a time suited to your environment.
- Edit the CatalogUpdateService.exe.config file, located in %PROGRAMFILES%\1E\Catalog\CatalogUpdateService
<appSettings>look for the
<add key="ResyncFrequency" value="7" />element (line 12).
- Update the frequency for the resynchronization event (the default is 7 days). If you want this event to trigger at a particular interval and time, use the time span format
If you want to disable the resynchronization event, update the value for
- Update the value for
RetryResyncOnClash(line 13) to one suited to your environment so the resynchronization event will retry after this duration if a conflict exists with the normal synchronization event. The default is 2 hours.
- Restart the catalog update service.
Reviewing the log file
The process of rebuilding the Catalog is logged in Catalog.Integration.UI.log. You should see the following significant entries:
Starting Resync with keepSiteDefined=True indicating that a 1E Cloud Catalog synchronization has started and the connection to the Catalog Update service has been successful.
Data Copy Success and Indxes created successfully after Resync, these indicate the data synchronization with the cloud is a success and the indexes have been rebuilt, this means the catalog is now up-to-date and ready to use.