Crawling websites or other locations (like exchange and file shares) to build a search index. Done by the SSP in MOSS/WSS 3.0 and by the Search Service Application in SP2010.

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Crawl files with no file extension

Here is an interesting problem I cannot seem to find an answer to. I have a client that has several files from email message exports that do not have a file extension (e.g. PDF, DOC). These files, ...
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Do I need a Full crawl search, if i am having an incremental crawl every 20 minutes

I have set an incremental crawl rule to execute an incremental crawl every 20 minutes. But my question is do I need to perform a full crawl, beside the incremental crawl ? Regards
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Is there a way to exclude the site collection footer from the search?

I have two site collections inside my SharePoint application; team site & community site. I have added the following customeFooter Div to the seatle.master to display our company name as a footer ...
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Deleted by the gatherer

I have setup sharepoint search server for my website and the site crawling was ok. I did a full crawl recently and its not getting crawled properly. I have nearly 3000 pages on my website, only half ...
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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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Cannot crawl SharePoint 2013 site in SharePoint 2010 search

I created a content source under search service application and configured the Sharepoint 2013 server URL (http://2013servername/) for crawling. Once the full crawling completed, I checked the search ...
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Search service insdie my SharePoint 2013 , how does it work

First of all I have created a new web application inside my SharePoint 2013. Then I defined the following :- From managed services I have created a new search service named "MySearch" and I defined ...
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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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Search on TFS project portal (SharePoint) doesn't work

After installing TFS 2012 and also TFS 2013 Preview with the integrated SharePoint installation we suffered a long time from the following error when running a search on the project portal ...
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Are “Security only” crawls kicked off automatically?

I know that if a user is added to a SharePoint group, a crawl needs to run before the ACLs are updated to reflect the new user's permissions. The question that my team is debating is whether or not ...
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Stop searching the file server

We have two root folders where most of our organization's files are stored: Folder1 = static documents Folder2 = department specific restricted documents We would like to stop crawling Folder2 in ...
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Custom BCS indexing connector with changelog inremental crawl is not working properly

Custom BCS indexing connector with changelog inremental crawl is not working properly I am writing a custom indexing connector using changelog incremental crawl approach. I'm using sample from ...
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Crawled Properties from Business Data not getting created

I have created a content source crawling exteranl data using business data connectivity service. I can sucessfully crawl the business data content source without any errors. In crawl logs also I ...
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How to crawl SharePoint wiki page whose content changes based on query string parameters?

In a Team Site, I have a Wiki Page containing webparts whose content changes based on query string parameters. There are about 250 different parameter combinations. How can I tell SharePoint to crawl ...
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Disabling LoopBackRequest in registry to resolve search crawl error

Can anybody explain why we need to disable the LoopBackRequest in registry to resolve the Search Crawl error. This article explains about it but I want to know more about it. What is the reason ...
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Crawl log error: Access is Denied

i am getting the issue as below when i check the sharepoint log files, The start address https://.**.co.im cannot be crawled. Context: Application 'Search_Service_Application', Catalog ...
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How to configure Host Distribution Rule for File Shares in SharePoint 2010?

Normally when we create a new Host Distribution Rule it asks for Hostname and Crawl db name. But my requirement is to configure this for File Shares. I cannot find any article to configure Host ...
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Custom BCS indexing connector and changelog inremental crawl: ChangedIdEnumerator method is not working

I am writing a custom indexing connector using changelog incremental crawl approach. The full crawl is working perfectly. All atems are indexed and queryable. The problem is that incremental crawl ...
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Search not retrieving items by custom property

In an upgraded SharePoint 2013 site collection, I have a custom property - "Media Number" which is a single line of text field because the value is usually a few letters followed by a few numbers. ...
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Usage Reports empty

I want to see the usage reports but the graphics shows noone view sites.(In site settings > Popularity Trends ) In crawling I make it continuously. How can I make it work?
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how much time sharepoint 2010 take to include site column data changes in search

I am implementing search on sharepoint 2010. On the advanced search page, i have added a property restriction named Keyword. It is connected to a Site Column named Keyword. The site column is of text ...
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Search result items goes to display form intead of opening the file

PDF and other office filetypes are installed through Search Services. Never had this issue before. All of sudden, when I or user click on the search result it goes to display item form. but used to be ...
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Exclude word header and footer content from search SP 2013

Having text based header and footer content in word files, how can I exclude this content from either being indexed in the first place or being displayed in the search result? Example; having a ...
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Uploading documents via webservice slows down

I am trying to upload a large number (100k+) of documents to a document library in SharePoint. The first few 1000 documents are fairly quick (0.2 sec/doc), however now that the migration is running ...
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PDF search not working on second Search Service Application

We have configured a second SSA specifically for a web app. Searching PDF works great for webapps that are associated to the first SSA but not for the second. I have added PDF as one of the file types ...
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Crawling FBA Host Named Site Collection

I need to be able to crawl a host named site collection with FBA. I have disableloopbackcheck set, permissions set, and the web application extended into classic authentication, however I am getting ...
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Customize search so it only indexes approved documents

I have a document library which is using approval work flow. I have search application running that indexes everything. I want to tweak that search application so it only indexes those documents in ...
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Creating new managed property, but not able to do the “mappings to crawled properties”

I want to make a list column as "Managed Property". Steps am following is, Central Admin -> Search Service application -> New Managed Property gave name for "Property Name". Checked as "Text" as ...
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SharePoint 2007: No search results for sites within one content db

I have a situation where search is not returning any results for site within a specific content DB. Search is working perfectly for other sites in my environment. I looked at below post and the ...
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Crawling Public website using SharePoint online 2013

Is it possible to crawl any public website (e.g. www.xyz.com) using online version of SharePoint 2013 (Office 365 enterprise Preview)? If it is possible could some please guide me how can I do this.
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SP2010, are the search index / query component files a risk for highly secure documentation?

Say I have some secure documentation held in SharePoint. Now say the SQL database/BLOB location is encrypted. Enterprise Search is used to crawl this content and therefore the content is indexed. Is ...
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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Backup and restore the Managed properties(Metadata properties) of the search service application in SharePoint 2010?

We are going to reset the Search Index in our SharePoint 2010 environment, I guess this will remove all the Managed properties(Metadata properties) from the search service application. So, would like ...
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SPListitem.SystemUpdate() and incremental crawl in FAST

Does FAST search incremental crawls ignore items that are updated via SPListItem.SystemUpdate()? I am observing conflicting behaviors in multiple environments, so I am not sure what the exact ...
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How to configure crawling for existing documents?

Is it possible to have SharePoint index documents already existing in a local disk in order to display them in search results? That is, without having to "upload" them to the Documents repository in ...
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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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SP2013 search - Is there a way to force the crawling of an item in the next incremental crawl?

I'm considering using the new "Content Enrichment web service" possibility in SP2013 in order to populate a custom managed property when crawling an item in a SPList (more details at ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Targetting propertyStoreDB to a specific content source

We have two propertyStore DBs in our SharePoint 2010 environment, is it possible to configure in such a way that a specific propertyStore DB is used for the provided(specific set of) content ...
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Automatic sending mail alert to users on certain conditions (usage of user name in posts or such)

I need so send a mail alert to the site users if their name or a relative keyword has been used anywhere in the site, such as in a comment or any other post.This should be done even without tagging ...
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CPU Spikes during full crawl SharePoint 2010 Standard (No FAST)

I have a small one server SharePoint implementation. I have a full crawl set for Saturday morning. During full crawls, the CPU spikes to above 97% utilization for a very long duration and Alarm ...
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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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Crawling per-tenant BDC data sources

I'm setting up SP2010 in a multi-tenant fashion (following Spencer Harbar's Rational Guide) and I've had great success setting it all up. Multiple tenants and everything. When you configure BDC to run ...
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SharePoint 2007 Search Crawling Failed

I have problem in SharePoint 2007 Search Crawling in Index Server, it display error message in the Crawl Log stated "Could not Connect to the server. Please make sure the site is accessible" and no ...
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Tracking Changes to Individual Cell in Excel Spreadsheet on SharePoint?

I've gotten a weird request today, someone I work with asked if there is any way to track changes to a specific cell in an Excel Spreadsheet. The spreadsheet is hosted on SharePoint and they want to ...
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Error when creating list from custom template

When I attempt to create a document library using an existing template I recieve an error "the type of this column cannot be changed because it is currently being indexed" The error occurs on the 2nd ...
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How can I get draft documents in a document library to be crawled by search?

Background for My Issue: I'm working on a document library, with major and minor versioning enabled. For the draft items, the client requires that only users who have permission to edit items in the ...
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Created new Sharepoint Server Search (2010), but old crawler db is deleted, etc

I have successfully created a new Sharepoint Server Search service, however the Server Search Application that previously existed was giving an error that I couldn't seem to resolve. As a last ...
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Search Service Applications return different Crawl results on identical Content Sources

I have a weird problem with Full Crawls returning only partial results. I have a production setup and an identical test setup, with Sharepoint Server Search (Sharepoint 2010). When i run a Full Crawl ...
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For what reasons would a site be excluded from a full crawl?

This is what I've checked so far: The default page of the site is published In site admin it is set to 'allow this site to appear in search results' In site admin of the root site, it will search ...
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I cant crawl pdf in wss 3.0. Please Help!

I have wss 3.0 installed in windows server 2008 r2( 64 bit). I have installed ifilter60 in my server and made registry change in \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office ...