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Need some guidance on how to limit crawl. I have a site collection that I will create it's content source. However, I want to make sure this site collection is not being crawled by the main content source. How to do that or how to limit crawl?

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Please confirm: Central Admin > Search Service App > Crawl Rules > "New Crawl Rule" > Put URL and select "Exclude". –  Mike conway Oct 18 '11 at 19:58
    
This is correct. You can also exclude single lists, libraries - in the Library (or list) settings - Advanced Settings - Allow items from this list to appear in search results? (Yes/No) –  S. Delost Oct 19 '11 at 6:34

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Yes, that would be correct. If you wanted to create a separate content source and exclude it from the All Sites scope, you'd put an exclusion rule in place.

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Thanks for confirming that. –  Mike conway Oct 18 '11 at 20:36

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