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I followed the directions in this *link and the while the "all sites" search is working, the "people" search is not working. Do I need to configure a content source (nothing seems to make sense: sharepoint sites, web sites, file shares, exchange public folders, line of business data, custom repository)? Under the search central admin > service application > View Scopes, the "people" section items column indicate 0 but the "all sites" items column indicate 243.

*link: http://sharepointgeorge.com/2010/configuring-enterprise-search-sharepoint-2010/

Is getting people search really this hard out of the box? I didn't configure the installation, maybe there is a piece missing?

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To get ppl search to work make sure that you have successfully provisioned and started

  • Managed Metadata
  • Search
  • User Profile Application

(I also prefer that order for some reason)

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Make sure and use sps3://mysite.com in your content source to pick up the people results.

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