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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SharePoint 2010: Additional default search crawled property on User Profile Search

I have used the following article to add an additional crawled propert to SharePoint 2010 user profile search. ...
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SharePoint 2007 : old items unable to search

I having a problem on SharePoint 2007 search in OS 32bit. Where one of the subsite contains more than 600 pages, but the incremental crawl only able to crawl some of the pages (70++) only, crawl log ...
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Acces denied error in crawl log when crawling https [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Access denied error in crawl log When I crawl a https web application I get the following error: "https://sitename.domain.nl Access is denied. Verify that either the ...
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Is it possible to update the searchindex for only one item?

Is it possible to update the searchindex for only on specific item. I'm search some tasklists through keywordsearch and showing them in a webpart. Then I have a custom action which changes the status ...
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“Object not found” error in search service crawl Logs

I have a search service application that won't crawl correctly. The crawl account has all the right access to the farm and databases. THe AAM are as follows: - http://machinename - default - ...
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Errors crawling content sources with SharePoint 2010

We currently have a SharePoint 2010 Single server farm. The patch level is SP1 with June CU. The issue is with incremental or full crawls of content sources. The error is as follows: The system ...
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Indexing DWG files

I have been asked to look into the possibility of indexing DWG files within a hosted SASS-like environment using 'Off the Shelf' products. I have found a plugin for Sharepoint called DWG I-Filter ...
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Sharepoint Search not crawling Emails with attachments - Failing with 401

I am attempting to search Exchange public folders via SharePoint Enterprise Search. I have a content source pointing at my exchange server, and this successfully indexes some emails. However, any ...
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Missing crawled properties for custom user profile properties

I have 2 custom (RegionID and SalesID) in user profile. Both are populated with values. I reset the content index, made sure values are populated for these fields, did multiple full crawl. I made sure ...
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Tag Profile Search is not working

In Tag profile (under 'Tagged Items' tab) when I click on 'To find content related to 'I like it' in search, please click here.', it opens a search page with ...
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BDC Entity with TypeDescriptor System.String[] gives errors when crawling

Is it possible to crawl a BDC content source with an entity that has a property of type string array (System.String[])? At one point I had this working successfully in my dev environment but it ...
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Search has stopped working suddenly

I am getting following error when I search for anything: We did not find any results for KEYWORD. Suggestions: Ensure words are spelled correctly. Try using synonyms or related searches. Try ...
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Relationship between size of index and file size

What are the factors that affect the size of index partitions in Sharepoint 2010? Is size of documents a factor? Any explanation would be appreciated.
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Is there an Ifilter for Nuance PDFs to be used in junction with SharePoint2010?

I know that there are ifilters for Adobe PDF files and hence make these files searchable inside Sharepoint. Have not tried them but is there an ifilter for nuance created PDF documents? Please let me ...
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Access denied error in crawl log

When crawling my content I get the following error: "45 https://something.com/sites/dcio Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this ...
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“ContentTypeId” crawled property issue

I want to get all items with CT derived from some ParentCT using FullTextSqlQuery by ContentTypeId. And there are no results returned. Query looks like: SELECT ContentTypeId FROM SCOPE() WHERE ...
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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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Should we have thousands of sleeping database connections from the Crawler server?

Our IT Manager has brought up a situation where it looks like we have about 5000+ sleeping connections from the Crawl Server to our SQL Server. This seems like quite a bit and it's been slowly ...
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Good book or resource that talks about custom connectors and SharePoint search Integration?

Do you know any good books or resources that explains how to write your own custom connector for search crawling? I have been reading Professional Business Connectivity Services in SharePoint 2010 ...
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Search Crawl - Access Denied

Search crawl log Error: "Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository being ...
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How to stop Search Engines from indexing SharePoint Site

I have SharePoint 2010 Enterprise for Internet Sites. Some search results in Google & Bing are pointing to my intranet site URL which is intranet.mysite.com I want to cloak my site totally from ...
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Need guidance on setting up people search

I need some guidance on how to setup people search. Would this http://www.sharepoint911.com/blogs/laura/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=676af157-7d96-4e15-a987-54b8a3e4d948&ID=53 be a good link to ...
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Crawling a content source of type BDC after updating BDC produces errors - IEntity could not be found using criteria Id=#

Here is the setup SharePoint 2010 BDC application definition Search Content Source of type Line of Business that crawls the BDC Steps taken Import BDC application definition version 1.0.0.0 ...
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crawl only picks up parent term set not the level2

Is it normal for crawl to pick up just the parent term set. For example, I have a parent term set called "Math" and i have bunch Terms under Math. (Math 101, Math 102, Trig 101, etc.). An individual ...
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How to add a Crawl Content for specific fields in User Profile?

I have added 3 fields in the user profile (userGroup, UserAccounts, UserRegion). I would like add a Crawl Content on this fields. How? I tried adding a new content source with sps3://mysite.spsite.com ...
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Crawling Hidden Fields with PowerShell Created Crawled Properties

I've been trying to add ows__vti_ItemHoldRecordStatus as a crawled property to allow a search of held documents. (It appears to correspond to the hold status of an SPListItem.) I can successfully add ...
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Search for unpublished documents

We are using SharePoint 2010 Standard. We have a site collection that is setup with publishing features turned on. I need search to index and serve minor (unpublished) versions as well as published ...
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SharePoint search not indexing contents of document libraries

I have a strange problem where the MS Word documents my documemt libraries are not being indexed. When i look at the crawl log i can see that the crawl is indexing the libraries themselves but not any ...
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Crawled property is always 'Text' when crawling external static html web sites

I’m using SharePoint 2010 Search (Not FAST) to crawl static HTML pages on an external web site to SharePoint. The crawled properties of the site always seem to be of type ‘Text’ no matter what I try: ...
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Exception from HRESULT: 0x80072EF3 when crawling 2008 R2 static HTML site

All I want to do is index a static HTML site. Am I the first person to ever do this with SharePoint? I was having the problem described here: Why can't I crawl bog-standard HTML internet sites? ...
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Cant remove 404 object not found items from SharePoint 2010 crawl log

We have a new SP2010 environment that had gone through 3-4 rounds of testing before going live. Prior to going live, the various test sites were deleted, but we've noticed that 404 Object Not Found ...
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Reset the content index (SharePoint Server 2010)

according to that technet article it is possible to reset manually the content index. I was wondering if that task could be plan to run once a week for instance, automatically?
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Indexing does not include PDF content

I am trying to get search (indexing) to include the content of PDF files. I have followed the guide from here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927675. I have also double-checked that the GUID (CLSID) ...
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Crawling deep file paths - long URL - Sharepoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 search crawl error: The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when requesting data from the web service.( Error from SharePoint site: Specified argument was out of the range ...
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How does SharePoint Search handle pending (unapproved) items?

How does SharePoint Search handle the indexing of pending (unapproved) items/documents? As far as I can see there are no pending documents in the index. These seems a little odd to me, since it would ...
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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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How to create indices in large lists in SharePoint 2010?

My organization is in the process of migrating to SharePoint 2010, and some of our larger lists (15,000+ records) are now being throttled. I've read up on this and understand that I need to limit my ...
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Why can't I crawl bog-standard HTML internet sites?

This comes up in the crawl logs: Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository ...
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Issue with setting up Content Source

Does anyone know if it's possible to set up a content source to index a site that uses browser based login? I have tryed a few things and can't seem to get it to work, including having the username / ...
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MOSS 2007 crawling documents stored in external database

Anybody knows if the BDC can crawl the content of a document that is stored in a blob field in an external SQL Server database? The purpose is to integrate a DMS into Sharepoint's search. I know I ...
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MOSS 2007 BDC crawling documents content via Web Service

Imagine there is an external system that contains data that should be indexed by MOSS 2007 and incorporated into the search. That system exposes the data via Web Services. It's possible to crawl that ...
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Skip part of page during crawl

Is there any way to mark parts of a page not to be indexed by Microsoft Search Server Express 2010? For example all pages have footer, and I wan't be able to do something like <div ...
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Crawl the content of external documents in SharePoint 2007?

Does anybody know if it's possible to crawl the content of documents that are not in a document library? Imagine a situation where a different document management tool is used to manage documents ...
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Crawling custom application pages

I have a custom application page with some static text e.g. _layouts/CustomAppPage.aspx but it does not show in search results and crawl index. I have tried all 3 approaches below (one by one) and ...
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Search schedule not starting indexing

I can manually kick off an incremental crawl for my content sources, however the scheduler does not initiate it on its own. I've attached an image of the crawl schedules if that helps. I've also ...
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SharePoint Crawls encountering no-index meta-tag on directories

I notice in my Crawl Log I am seeing entries like this: The content for this address was excluded by the crawler because this item was marked with a no-index meta-tag. To index this item, remove the ...
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SPSS and SharePoint 2010 Crawl Index

I have a folder on my desktop that I created and SharePoint 2010 crawl that folder. I have Excel, Word, and .sav (SPSS) files in there. After I was done crawling, I was able to search the folder fine, ...
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PDF's in SharePoint 2010

With SharePoint 2010, how can you make sure that PDF's are indexed and that they do not have a generic icon?
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How to move the Index and Query role to another server?

I want to move the Index & Query role from a server to another server in the same SharePoint 2007 Farm, how to achieve this?
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Search Service Account and Custom STS

We have a custom STS implementation we are using in the company. SharePoint 2010 has a trust relation with this STS and all the websites (except central admin) is authenticated/authorized with this ...