Crawl rule is a configuration which defines under which condition a content source should and shouldn't be crawled

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Include multiple sites in a single Crawl Rule

I'm trying to setup some crawl rules to include some specific content from my SharePoint environment I have an exclude rule like so: http://*/sites/mysite/* Above this I want to create an include ...
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Crawl rules - Do exclustion rule make crawl faster?

I am seeing thousands of warnings in my crawl log for a login page for a public website that is using a complex URL. Is there any benefit then to create an exclusion crawl rule for this login page ...
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Excluding items from a crawl based on properties

We have a 2013 farm that is crawling a 2007 content source with a lot of outdated content in it. We'd really like to exclude items from the crawl based on their last modified date, but we're having ...
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SharePoint 2013 Crawl Rule Exclude not matching RegEx

This is a first post on StackExchange; I just seem to be having a confused moment. The platform is SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Farm on-premise I have an Include crawl rule using Regular Expression ...
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Crawling only a certain file extension

I am crawling a SharePoint2007 site from SharePoint2013 including a lot of folders and different filetypes. Only the PDF files are relevant to search. The crawl is very slow and I am interested in ...
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Is anything bad on exclusion crawl rules in SharePoint 2013?

Using SP2013, we have disputation on using crawl rules to handle application specific requirements within an on-prem farm. I'm providing an application (site collection with features) that contains ...
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How to create crawl rules to exclude root folder content but crawl subfolders

I've been trying to crawl an external site using SharePoint 2010 in which I'm only interested in crawling results for the content stored in various subfolders underneath a root path. The root path is ...
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Change the search result item itself in display templates -SharePoint 2013

I have a document set with 2 documents , lets say Document A (Content type A) and Document B(Content type B). All the properties of the document set are marked as shared properties. Now i want to use ...
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How to Skip Sites with No Access from Sp2013 Search Crawls

I have about 56 different Sites in our site collections that are set to No access. Every time Search Service Crawl hits those sites it prompts us with: Access to this SharePoint site has been ...
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Using crawl rules to exclude Allitems.aspx, DispForm.aspx

Is anyone having any idea on how to exclude List Forms from Search result. I tried lot many things suggested on google, but none of them seems to be working.
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SharePoint 2010 Fast Search not crawling complex urls

So I'm working with a client that is using Fast Search to crawl a SharePoint 2010 Publishing site. For the most part it is working fine, except they have "news" and "events" pages that are ...
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Crawl Impact rule vs Crawl rule, Exam question 70 - 667

Can someone confirm if am right for this question as I tried two practising exams and they both are giving me "Wrong answers" You have a sharepoint server 2010 sp1 server farm. You have a ...
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Sharepoint Search, ignore a list column from searching

I've created a custom search, using scopes. There is smth, that I don't want the search to index a specific column of a list. How can I ignore this column from being searched
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url exclusion in SharePoint crawl rule not working

I don't want "AllItems.aspx" to appear in sharepoint search results from any level/ folder. So I created new crawl rule http://.*/forms/allitems.aspx and checked the regular expression check box. ...
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SharePoint 2010 Crawl Rule Regular Expression Exclude Specific String

I'm trying to figure out the correct regular expression for excluding a specific URL string within a SharePoint 2010. This is the scenario I'm trying to figure out is the following: I was to crawl ...
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Can you create crawl rules for file:// urls?

In configuring our search service, we have set up a content source of \\server\projects. Within this source is a directory, \\server\projects\~backups. This backup directory contains hourly, daily, ...
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Search Scope Definition for [(a OR b) AND (c OR d)]

Using SP2010 I would like to define a search scope where documents are located in two locations. The results should only include two specific file types. What I want is (Folder = "a" OR Folder = "b") ...
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Search crawler indexes only top-level site collection

We had to redesign and redeploy our web applications, but we didn't want to loose all the data. So we detached all content databases from applications, removed web applications, recreated properly and ...
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Search scopes have too few items

This is a difficult question I am trying to figure out how SharePoint 2010 Search and Scope works. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those sites. The sites are all ...
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I would like to CRAWL ONLY SPECIFIC ITEM/DOCUMENT to FAST Search Server 2010? Programatically?

I would like to Crawl particular Item. To the FAST Search Server. I don't wanted to do Incremental/Full Crawl. I can write event Handler when new Item and Check for Specific condition. If the ...
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Search shows results for /Pages/foldername AND /Pages/foldername/default.aspx

I'm finding that my SharePoint 2010 search results are showing results for both a folder and that folders default.aspx page. For example, my results can look like this: products <description taken ...
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search results not including pages within folders

The site I'm working on uses folders inside the Pages library (yeah, I know and agree.. but they pay the bills). When searching for key terms, I'm not getting the pages within these folders in my ...
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How to limit crawl on specific site collection?

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 ...
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Excluding FBA users from people search

I've got a mixed environment with both AD users as well as FBA users. The FBA users are stored in a seperate ASP.NET membership database. Now when I use search, both AD and FBA users show up. I'd ...
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SharePoint Crawl Rules

I am trying to setup some specific crawl rules , I have a local site that is being indexed http://mylocalsite and I only want to index files under a certain location such as ...
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Why do I get “The underlying connection was closed.” when I try to enter form credentials for a crawl rule?

When I'm setting up a crawl rule, I check 'Specify form credentials', wait a minute and then get an error message: An unexpected error was encountered while trying to connect to ...
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SharePoint Search Overriding Crawl Rules

Is there a way to override a crawl rule in SharePoint 2007 Central Admin? For example, if I have a site and I only want users to see content from http://www.mysite.com/sites/portal in search results, ...
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Only crawling a content source for files with a given extension

I want to index only the files with a specific extension "*.las". I know that there are less than 20K of these files and there are a total of over 1 million files in the containing fileshare. I've ...