The Edit Harvest Templates is used for managing the harvester templates (Heritrix 3 crawler-bean files). It enables you to both features download and upload of templates from/to the system database, including the replacement of existing templates.
The download part lets you view existing templates as either plain text or XML in the browser window or download existing templates by downloading to your local computer.
Select the template you want to view/download in the first select box, select the method in the second and press Retrieve.
In the Upload section you can either update an existing template or create a new one.
To update an existing template, select the template to update in the first select box and browse for a file on your local computer with the Browse button.
By pressing Replace harvesttemplate with file from your own harddrive you will overwrite the chosen template in the database.''
To create a new template give the new template a name in the “Template Name” box and select a file from your local computer with Browse.
By pressing Create a new harvesttemplate using a file from your own harddrive you will add the new template with the given name to the database.
When using the upload functions the uploaded files will be checked against certain rules to ensure that the templates contain specific elements used by the NetarchiveSuite system.