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We have SharePoint Enterprise in our environment, on top of that we use the Search Server 2010 which works well except when I want to find a specific page in the Crawl Log. If I want to see whether or not a page has been crawled I go to the Log Viewer page:

_admin/search/logviewer.aspx

When I try to look for a URL, even a Success one I can see on the page, I enter the complete URL in the URL or Host name Search By box and then press Search...and No Results. I don't see any errors on the page or in the ULS log. Has anyone had this page work? I am not quite convinced that this has ever worked, although I am not sure why that would be when every other part of the SSA has worked; it would be very handy if it did.

While Alex's initial answer to this sort of resolved my problem with finding specific pages I can see that this issue still exists after SP1 is installed and I cannot get anything to return with the URL or Host name option enabled.

Does this feature work for anyone?

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It seems to be the normal (even though not optimal) behavior. You can search on web application level only. Searching for a single site, page or item will give you "0 results".

The only way I found to narrow the results is selecting a content source and apply additional filters like "Status" or "Start/End Time".

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Sounds like what I have seen, although I hadn't tried the filters, will do so next time I need to do this. Thanks! –  MichaelF Jun 15 '11 at 16:31
    
I find myself needing this again and it STILL doesn't work after SP1. –  MichaelF Jun 11 '12 at 13:25
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