Crawl is the process used by a Search Service Application to read content to be indexed and made available through search.

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(Restore-SPFarm) Search Service backup: Error occurred while processing the log

I want to backup/restore the Search service application from a test farm to a production farm. I performed the classic backup of the service application from Powershell: Backup-SPFarm -Directory ...
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Index reset needed when adding Crawl Component + CrawlDB?

I've added a second crawl component and a second CrawlDB to my Search Service Application in SP 2010. The topology is online where the second crawl component is attached to the new CrawlDB. Do I ...
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Continuous Crawl set up, but log shows full and incremental crawls that last forever

Several times I have destroyed and re-implemented Search Service Application. I've specified Continuous Crawl, but when I do that, the drop down box for scheduling incremental crawls changes from ...
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Incremental crawl not working with two managed metadata services

I have a problem were an incremental crawl doesn't pick up changes. My setup includes two different managed metadata services seperated in two proxy groups, each of them set as default in the ...
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Incremental/Continuous crawl and case sensitivity - Duplicate items

I just stumbled upon an interesting behavior: Have a document set: Title: My Special Document Set Perform a crawl (continuous / incremental crawl) Search returns 1 result. Rename the document ...
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What is the source of this Crawl Error `The item could not be indexed successfully because the item failed in the indexing subsystem`

Once in a while my full-crawl fails and stops working properly. The crawllogs show this error for all items crawled. The item could not be indexed successfully because the item failed in the ...
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Is there a way to crawl only a specific lists within one site collection?

We have: - one specific List that needs to be indexed every 10 minutes http://site/lists/Invoices - several archived lists: http://site/lists/archved1, http://site/lists/archved2, etc that ...
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SharePoint 2010 mass “Recrawl this item in the crawl log”

Is there a way that I can perform a MASS "recrawl this item in the index" in SharePoint 2010? I have about a million documents that were successfully crawled but about 4000+ of these had "object not ...
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Sharepoint 2013 (on premise) “Unable to get sql session to admin database” search error

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise installation and are experiencing issues with our search crawl. At the moment the crawls won't run (the progress stays at "Starting"). I have checked our logs ...
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Crawled properties vs Managed Properties

I have added a managed metadata site column to a custom list. The crawled property will automatically be created after first crawl. My question is when the managed property will be created? Second ...
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Crawler remove spaces from some PDF files

In some PDF files, I have layouting like this: This is not image, this is actual text (I can select it, and copy/paste it with no alteration). However, when the document is returned in a CSWP, all ...
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Content Processing Enrichment Web Service fails to crawl item with 30mb size and up

I wish I could describe it enough, but can you help me customize the configuration to allow items with higher filesize to be crawled?
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How can I crawl/index only 5 site collections without losing the crawled/indexed other site collections?

I am using SP 2010 and FAST Search. I have a contentsource for the webapplication url "intranet.myCompany.com". This is working, but very slow. I would like to create some content source for only 5 ...
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SharePoint 2010 Crawl failing on Applicaton Server, but Succeeding on WFE

I have a client using SharePoint 2010, and whose crawl has stopped working. Crawl is running from an APP server. When targeting the local application server as a crawl component in the Search ...
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Mapping Managed Properties at Office 365

I've tried to set up a managed property so I could associate it to SPS-HireDate, but when I searched for this property to set the mapping, it didn't show up on the list. I have had filled one profile ...
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New Managed Properties don't contain values

We are facing a very unusual issue at one of our customers. Newly created managed properties are not being filled with values. The scenario: SharePoint 2013 the Search Service Application has been ...
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SharePoint Search Service Error“ The service implementation object was not initialized or is not available. ”

We have SharePoint 2013 Standard Farm, which consists of 2 Web Front end and 2 App servers. Of which 2 WFE are hosting Query Processing Components and Index Components and 2 App Servers are hosting ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search crawling extra data

The BDC content source I made was crawling "extra"/"garbage"/"unnecessary" data. The external database view only shows 6 items but the search results show 7 items. Crawl log for the content source ...
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SP2013, full crawl error: The content processing pipeline failed to process the item. ( Index was out of range. Must be non

I am using sp2013 standard. I first reset the index. And after this I did a full crawl. In the crawl history I see many errors like this below. What is going wrong? ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search not finding all instances of a document

I am wondering if this behaviour is by design. I have built up a mock up standard document library with metadata to display how the search filter works. To speed up the process the word document is ...
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SharePoint 2013 SP1 stuck on starting crawl when one of the search servers is offline

We have the following search topology shown below. We shutoff server #12. My first question is how come the "Crawler" is still checked and how come when I try to execute a crawl on content source it ...
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Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser error

Sp2013 Standard Server. Search Type: continuous Crawl Search Content Source: Local SharePoint Site Configuration DB Version:15.0.4551.1001 Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser ...
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Export Crawl Log with PowerShell

I try to export the crawl log with PowerShell to analyze the errors and most importantly the warnings: Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ea 0 $ssa = ...
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Search and Dynamic Content

I have content that is stored in lists in SharePoint 2010. A webpart located on a page, depending on a users location, will pull content specific content from that list and display it on the page. I ...
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Why won't my list crawl when Reindex site is clicked in SharePoint Online?

I have set up a list and now I am trying to crawl it. I go into the list's Advanced settings and click Reindex, then when I go to the Catalog settings I get this message under the Search Information ...
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Sharepoint 2013 foundation is not crawling word 2007 documents, how to fix?

I am using SharePoint 2013 Foundation. I have many documents in my portal. Some are from office 2007, or 2010 or 2013. I see that my crawler is crawling office 2010 and 2013 documents, but NOT 2007. ...
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2013 - Still getting Crawl failures due to SSL even though Ignore SSL Warnings has been set

I've been getting trying to get the search crawl to work on an internal document store for my department. I keep getting the following TopLevel error : An unrecognized HTTP response was received when ...
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how to crawl a content in host header site collection in sharepoint 2013

I created a host header site collection (ex: http://xyz.com). I went to content sources and added the http://xyz.com and did a full crawl after full crawl is done. when i go and search anything in the ...
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Crawl log error on KB files- item was partially parsed. The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the maximum size

Due to some max download size errors in our Crawl Log, we recently upped our MaximumDownloadSize property size in our 2013 SharePoint environment to 100MB. However, now we're getting errors on KB ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 to Crawl SharePoint 2007

I've having a bit of trouble with SharePoint 2013 search. I'm trying to use it to crawl a SharePoint 2007 site. What I've done is I've set up a content source to that site, created a crawl rule with ...
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Search crawl failing on a specific list (SharePoint 2013)

At one of our clients we have a library that contains folders, which contain pdf documents. There are many files (7000 +), I'm not sure if this is relevant. And the entire site uses SSL. When ...
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Search Crawl error on a single page

This is a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise environment. The crawler refuses to crawl a single page correctly. No other errors show up in the crawl log and every other page is crawled correctly. The error ...
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Very slow full crawl

We're facing slow crawl times on our main content source and I'm not sure what the cause is. The farm (SP2010) consists of 2 WFE's and 3 APP servers. On all APP servers, crawl components have been ...
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Improve Crawl rate

We have 2 wfe, and 2 AS. We have 18,000 sites worth 500GB of data in 5 content DBs We have continuous crawl enabled every 15 minutes, but every crawl takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have ...
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Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access

we have the error in Windows Eventlog in Workspace server: The start address https://edited.com cannot be crawled. Context: Application 'Search_Service_Application', Catalog 'Portal_Content' ...
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How can I get external content crawled into SharePoint online index

I have SharePoint online and I want to add external content to the index. So far I have it set up that the external content is put into an external list using BCS. The content passes through a WCF ...
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Content Sources Settings Revert

Getting a strange glitch when editing the settings on my content sources. I'm trying to experiment a bit within the "Crawl Settings" category. Specifically, I'm looking at the "Limit Page Depth" and ...
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People search value not returning results

This is for SharePoint 2010. Hello, We have added a custom field to our People Search results called Foreign Languages. If you search for a person, the value shows up in the results. However, if ...
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What's the best way to get to Crawl log in SharePoint Online 2013?

In SPO, Search suddenly stopped working. Can't even locate files from inside document libraries. Where is the crawl log in SPO?
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SharePoint ignoring crawl rule

I have added this EXCLUDE crawl rule so Allitems.aspx is not shown in search results but it should show the items inside library. http://*/mysite/forms/allitems.aspx When I test this rule by ...
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Difference between Continious Crawl and Incremental Scheduled Crawl?

I am trying to configure my environment, but am confused about which option to use for my search, Continious Crawl or Scheduled Incremental Crawl? What is the real difference?
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Scaling out Search Crawl service

I have a large content database on a Sharepoint 2010 site collection (130GB). The search crawl component which has a job to index items in the site collection is taking too long and in the process ...
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Show how many total files in sharepoint by file type?

ive noticed our crawl DB is crawling 65000 files, i was wondering how i can get a break down of these files by content type? Thanks
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Catastrophic failure when crawling BCS data in SharePoint 2013

I am getting error in search crawl Logs when doing a full crawl on a Business Data Connectivity content source. The content source is set up to crawl a SQL BCS entity that has a stream accessor, ...
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Error Number of index partitions must be in range 1..256 when creating new crawl component

I have created Search Service Application using powershell script as I get error when I used Central Administration. Search Service Application was created without any problem, but crawl component ...
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Error while crawling LOB contents

I have configured and run sample code taken from the MSDN website for a custom BCS indexing connector sample for Sharepoint 2013: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SharePoint-2013-MyFileConne-79d2ea26 ...
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Issues with uploading documents to SharePoint 2010

Users in our SharePoint 2010 environment have had intermittent problems when uploading docs. Usually it sits trying to process until after about 5-10 minutes it goes through, and after that it's fine. ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Auto Create Managed Property not work

Hi i developed a site column, custom content type and a list definition. I set the value for this column and started crawling but i don't find these properties in search schema. If i add this column ...
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Applying new SharePoint Enterprise Search Query Topology fails with Crawl Component cannot be dismounted

I am trying to scale out our search topology by adding a new Index Partition and Query Servers. The approach that is being taken is using PowerShell to build a new SharePoint Search Query Topology ...
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Microsoft.CustomDictionaryDeployment fails even if search content access account has reading permissions

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 installation, that is driving me nuts. The same error appears in the event logs every 10 minutes: The Execute method of job definition ...