This operation is used to get information about all the content sources for the specified project of the crawler application.

 <wsdl:operation name="GetContentSources">
   <wsdl:input wsam:Action="http://tempuri.org/ISearchApplicationAdminWebService/GetContentSources" message="tns:ISearchApplicationAdminWebService_GetContentSources_InputMessage"/>
   <wsdl:output wsam:Action="http://tempuri.org/ISearchApplicationAdminWebService/GetContentSourcesResponse" message="tns:ISearchApplicationAdminWebService_GetContentSources_OutputMessage"/>

The protocol client sends an IsearchApplicationAdminWebService_GetContentSources_InputMessage request message and the protocol server responds with an IsearchApplicationAdminWebService_GetContentSources_OutputMessage response message, as follows:

  • On receipt the protocol server validates the versionIn value from the request message. If it doesn’t match the current configuration version of the crawler application, the protocol server MUST throw a FaultException<ExceptionDetail> message.

  • The protocol server MUST obtain the properties of every content source in the crawler application.

  • If the properties were successfully returned, the protocol server MUST return the properties of all content sources the GetContentSourcesResult element of the response message.

  • For all other errors, the protocol server MUST send a FaultException<ExceptionDetail> message to the protocol client.