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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After site collection restore, site cannot be crawled?

We have a SharePoint 2007 site collection that some permissions were accidentally deleted from. It was impossible to determine how it was originally setup, so we decided to do an STSADM restore from ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search Issue after crawled

I've encountered Search issue after content migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 by Content Database approach. actions performed before migration: run stsadm -o preupgradecheck (no ...
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Is “noindex” applied to child content?

When you add the noindex class to a div, is all content below it excluded from search crawls? For example, if I had the code below: <div class="noindex"> Some Data <div> will this ...
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Sharepoint - Search effect on CAML query

If you switch off the Sharepoint Search application (or remove it for a particular host name). Would the standard CAML queries still work correctly please? and Would the index fields still be indexed. ...
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Sharepoint Crawler - Multiple host names

i have a number of host names in the crawler. I would like to know which host names are consuming the most time / resources. Does sharepoint perform crawling sequentially for each host name? How can ...
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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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Search scopes have too few items

This is a difficult question I am trying to figure out how SharePoint 2010 Search and Scope works. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those sites. The sites are all ...
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Web application zone configuration - problem with search

We are having problems with search application in our environment. The problem is that search works as expected if it's performed from the search center site collection for all sites. But it doesn't ...
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Blocking SQL queries when crawling

I am facing a problem where my content database has grown very large, and whenever I initiate a crawl, the the crawler executes a very complex SQL query on the content database, and this query blocks ...
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Full crawl not picking up the properties from content type even though they are populated and being used

After running multiple full crawl the search service app still not picking up the metadata or properties from site column and content types. The columns are well populated with 500,000+ documents. ...
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SharePoint indexing videos in search

I have created some videos and uploaded them as the video type in the asset library. When I do a search of the content the video type does not appear in the Result type as a video but instead a web ...
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Separate indexer for huge document libraries

Need some help/advice for SP search setup. A single-server MOSS 2007 farm hosts sites for 5 departments in the company. A document library corresponding to one of the department sites is growing at a ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 Search Server not crawling content due to filter daemon timeout?

We recently did a Content Database refresh in our Test environment and am now finding that Search is not working. We are using Sharepoint 2010 Search Server and all has been running fine until the ...
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Search Server Crawler and Excluded URLs

I am currently configuring the search crawler to access our existing non-SharePoint document management system in order to include these documents in Enterprise Search. The document management system ...
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Searching file stores accross WAN link

I have a Sharepoint 2010 farm at my main office that is crawling all of our file stores. It works great to the local sites, but we have remote offices with file servers as well. One site also has a ...
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Mssearch.exe crashes when performing full crawl on FAST Search Server

We are having some issues getting a full crawl to complete in our FAST Search evironment. We are attempting to crawl ~24 million records from SQL Server 2008 R2. The crawl process (mssearch.exe) ...
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Changing the default “Allow items from this list to appear in search results?” to No when a list is provisioned

How can I change the default setting on "Allow items from this list to appear in search results?" in SharePoint 2007 to be "No" when a list is created? No every list created needs crawled so I'd like ...
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Sharepoint Search: immediately remove search results in case of revoked access

We have a special need for removing documents from SharePoint search results instantly when access is revoked for certain user/group. The kicked out user/group should have the impression the document ...
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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 ...