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

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Search scopes have too few items

This question is difficult to describe, so bear with me please :) I'm trying to work out SharePoint 2010 searching and scopes. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...