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Multiple Projects, One Folder - Merge or Overwrite?

JaredJammerJaredJammer The Danger Zone
edited May 2015 in GSA Platform Identifier
Edit: Just tested it, and it does, indeed, merge the sites. Exactly what I thought.

I think I know the answer to this, but it's better to be safe than sorry, so I'll ask . . .

If I run multiple projects at different points in time, yet I use the same folder(s) for both projects, will the identified sites be merged, or will the newer sites overwrite the older sites?

  • Project 1 finds 100 Oxwall sites.
  • Project 2 finds 50 Oxwall sites.
Will the sitelist_Oxwall.txt file contain all 150 sites, or will it overwrite the previous 100 sites, leaving only the 50 identified in the newest project?


Best Answer

  • s4nt0ss4nt0s Houston, Texas
    edited May 2015 Accepted Answer
    There is no overwriting, it merges them together of course. You can have 5 projects all sending URL's to the same identified folder using different settings and it will still append the URL's to the file, not overwrite.  :)


  • JaredJammerJaredJammer The Danger Zone
    It just dawned on me that I could actually run a test of this in roughly the same amount of time it took me to type out the question. D'oh!
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