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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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Search Scope

I'm creating a new search scope which is set to include all content from a specific sub site. I am aware that I need to wait for the scheduled (or manual) update to run before the scope is ready ...
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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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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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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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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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exclude top navigation from sharepoint search

How do i exclude top navigation in sharepoint 2010 site from being seen by SharePoint search. I have tried adding noindex class to the control as below but it doesn't work. ...
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Crawling dynamic publishing pages and assets

i got the following search requirements for a public internet site based on SharePoint 2010 publishing pages must be indexed Documents must be indexed Only documents being linked on at least one ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...