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i have a number of host names in the crawler. I would like to know which host names are consuming the most time / resources. Does sharepoint perform crawling sequentially for each host name? How can I know how much time each hostname took to crawl?

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.

I am using Sharepoint 2010.

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Which version of SharePoint are you using? –  Thomas Vochten Mar 26 '12 at 12:38
    
Thanks for your reply. I am using Sharepoint 2010. Apologies for not including this beforehand –  Joseph Caruana Mar 26 '12 at 12:42

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I don't see an option per host name, but there is per content source. You may want to consider creating a content source per site, or group the sites into a few content sources.

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Thank you for you reply. Creating a content source per site makes sense. but in the current setup there is a single content source. with multiple start addresses. If I navigate to crawler log, there is a Host Name in the menu. –  Joseph Caruana Mar 26 '12 at 13:40
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Yes, the crawler log will break down the search by host name, but this doesn't include the stat you want to see, it's just the success/error status. Drilling down further by clicking on the host name gives you more details on the status, but no timing. –  David Lozzi Mar 26 '12 at 13:43

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