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 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 ...
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Is Fast Search able to extract file metadata?

I was not able to find if Fast Search is able to extract meta data from files. I'm not talking about meta data in the SharePoint document library, but meta data specific to file formats. Especially : ...
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SP2010 Search - Crawling websites, how to manipulate results ranking?

When SharePoint Search is used to crawl external websites, how does ranking work? Is there a way to manipulate the search results to promote and demote certain results without any coding (I'm not a ...
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How to crawl/search multiple tables from external SQL database in SP 2010?

I was able to crawl a table (from an external SQL database) via SP 2010 and it works great. However, I wanted to have SP crawl multiple tables from that same database and it's not happening. For some ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Crawl Error Message

When I run my crawl I get the following error message: "There are no URLs in the system that match your request." How can I fix this? I'm using Sharepoint 2010. I saw another post on here with the ...
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SharePoint Search Overriding Crawl Rules

Is there a way to override a crawl rule in SharePoint 2007 Central Admin? For example, if I have a site and I only want users to see content from http://www.mysite.com/sites/portal in search results, ...
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How to Crawl SQL database in SharePoint 2010

How does one crawl a SQL database? I want to be able to go to my SharePoint site, type in a keyword in my search bar, and have SharePoint crawl a SQL database and return desired search results. Are ...
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Site search (i.e. basic search) not returning any results

Help VERY much appreciated - on the ropes with this one. I started again with new VMs and used all the recipes and the environment is looking fairly clean. But this one is killing me. Crawl account ...
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Sharepoint Search - Incremental Crawl not working [closed]

We are facing an issue on crawling the content. The Incremental Crawl on the Sharepoint site is not working. We had changed the crawl schedule from daily Full Crawl to weekly once and added an ...
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Can we crawl an extended SharePoint site?

I have a site on localhost:81 and extended it to localhost:82. I'm able to crawl the 81 but i'm unable to crawl the 82. Can we crawl an extended site in SharePoint?
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Sharepoint Search Content source

i have ssp and have 10 content sources which crawl 10 different sites . . suppose i add a new content source . . i will add my site link in the content source and do full crawl . in search result i ...
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What options for indexing Exchange mailboxes with SharePoint?

What options are recommended for indexing Exchange mailboxes with SharePoint? So far I have found the following: I found one article, which mentions that you can add http://fqdn/exchange and/or ...
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SharePoint 2010 Service Applications and Search

I am considering using a custom Service Application to meet a feature requirement of one of my clients. There is also a requirement that the data stored by the Service Application be searchable. ...
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Database requirement for fast for sharepoint 2010?

We would like to install Fast for Sharepoint 2010 in our medium scall Sharepoint 2010 Farm and would like to know how many databases are required and what about the other Database requirements? I ...
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Is there a way to set crawl to go through columns in a document library but not within a document?

I have a document library in which I need to crawl the columns within that library but not crawl the text within the documents themselves. The documents are OCR'd pdf's from a scanner. Is there a ...
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Search scope item count is zero when content source has items

I installed Search Server Express 2010 on a SharePoint Foundation farm. It's a pretty basic install - I let the Local SharePoint sites crawler finish and it found about 200 items. When I look at the ...
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Are hyperlinks within .PDFs added to the crawl queue when indexed with the Foxit PDF IFilter? [closed]

We have successfully installed and configured the Foxit PDF IFilter, and are successfully crawling and indexing PDF documents. The issue is that we have several PDF documents living within a custom ...