How to get .properties files which are not under /src folder get considered for sonarqube scan?

current version being used is 7.7 ( we will be upgrading soon)
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we are trying to get .properties and .xml files get scanned for folder Config_files
to get some rules be considered for other files as well


Do you mean that you’re using SonarQube 7.7?

If so, you should start your upgrade as soon as possible, since you have a long upgrade path:

7.7 → 7.9.6 → 8.9.10 → 9.9.2 → 10.2.1 (last step optional)

You may find these resources helpful:

If you have questions about upgrading, feel free to open a new thread for that here.

Regarding your question, there are too few details to be helpful. Once you’ve completed your upgrade, come back to us in a new thread and provide the details of how you run analysis.