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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How to prevent a SharePoint web part from being crawled

We have a custom web part for our SharePoint 2007 farm that calls a very large report (lots of views and stored procs being called) that is used on hundreds of pages on team sites and MySites. We get ...
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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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Lowering Continuous Crawl time via PowerShell

I've been reading up on new SharePoint 2013 features, and continuous crawl plus the new Content Search Web Parts will do wonders for our SharePoint project. However, by default the Continuous Crawl is ...
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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' Details:...
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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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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? sps3://amijnprofiel.myCompany.com/...
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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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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 'Microsoft.Office....
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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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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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Which content source is responsible for updating the NumComments field?

We're running SP13 and have a news functionality based on the standard blog site template. A content by search web part is being used to roll up the content and display it on the homepage. We copied ...
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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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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. <asp:...
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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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Is Full Crawl needed when main characteristics of managed property are updated

While editing any managed property from the Central administration's Search service application we can notice number of main characteristics of the property, such as Searchable, Queryable, Retrievable ...
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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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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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SharePoint Publishing home page not indexed

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection with several webs. For a given web I have: Page A is an article page and the home page. Page B is an article page in the same web. If I make a change to the ...
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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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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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Full crawl fails by FAST Search connector, Eating up the complete disc space and memory

We are having some issues getting a full crawl to complete by FAST Search connector in our environment. We are attempting to crawl ~24 million records from SQL Server 2008 R2. The crawl process (...
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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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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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Why am I unable to crawl people over SSL / HTTPS?

If I attempt to perform a crawl of a people content source using a path like sps3://mysites I get an error such as the following: The URL of the item could not be resolved. The repository might be ...
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SharePoint Full Crawl Times

I'm currently doing a Full Crawl on my SharePoint server. It's been running for about 5 hours. It's adding items to the 'success' column of the crawl History. This is after doing an Index reset, and ...
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Indexing PDF in SP2013: iFilter parser error, No filter installed for extension 'pdf'

When I attempt to index PDF files I get an error from the Crawl log in Central Admin: “Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser error. (…) No filter installed for extension ‘pdf’” To ...
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Incremental crawl still running during continous crawl

I have continuous crawl running on 2013 and everything I've read says that incremental crawl doesn't run if continuous crawl is selected but my crawl logs say different. Am I misunderstanding?
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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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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 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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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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SharePoint 2013 not crawling PDFs designed in LiveCycle

In SharePoint 2013 I am getting "Processing this item failed because of a PDF parser error" search crawl error for all my PDF forms which were created using Adobe LiveCycle Designer. The error says ...
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Sharepoint 2013 to crawl sharepoint 2007 site

I have a SharePoint 2013 (named SP2013) and I would like to use it to crawl another SharePoint 2007 site (named SP2007) on the same LAN. Account for search service is the administrator of SharePoint ...
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Infinite Full Crawl

My current full crawl has been running for over 200 hours and I'm worried that this will go on to infinity. The net size of all databases on the SQL server is around 25GB.
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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 C:\...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Search Result shows from sites where user does not have permission

What I have? I have a SharePoint 2010 web application with FBA configured and it is exposed to Internet. The root site collection has a huge hierarchy and each site has document libraries with many ...
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Checking Schedule for Crawl with a Business Essentials license?

My organization has a Business Essential license for SharePoint Online. Where would we go to review the configuration for the Crawl Schedule? If it isn't configurable, what is the default crawl ...