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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Best practice to manage content source and crawling on VM

I am using SP2013 standard and have two web applications. One app (http://blog.domain.com solely for My Site Host) and another app (http://web.domain.com) for the other type of site collections. I ...
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sharepoint 2010 and tagcloud

Having issues with crawling and tag cloud. Is it a requirament to run full crawling in sharepoint 2010 every time, when i add a new document with tags? I tried incremental, but afrer that new tag ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Search only crawls a minimal part of my site

I have a regular SharePoint site setup that is setup to allow anonymous access. It has around ~40 pages setup with various text and pictures, spread over 6 sub-webs. Crawling is setup, the content ...
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People Crawl no longer working, web service redirecting to Login

Our People Crawl had been working for awhile and recently after installing SP1 in our environments it seems that the People Crawl has been failing. The accounts still have the proper permissions, our ...
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Constraining the search

I did research on this topic, but i still have some unclear idea, that is why i'm creating this topic. This question concerning the search. Is it possible to deactivate indexation of some lists on the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Crawling some external sites failed

I'm using Search Server Express + WSS 3.0. I wanna crawl external public web sites. One site is : http://www.av.se/ When I try a full crawl it is throwing: http://www.av.se Access is denied. Check ...
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SP 2013 Search does not uniquely index friendly URLs that point to the same physical page

I have an on-premise SP 2013 farm that I will be using to host a Internet (public-facing/anonymous) site. I'm using managed navigation with term-driven pages. Three of my navigation links point to one ...
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Crawl Queue and Crawl History issues

How should I understand these screen-dumps. I dont get why my Incremental re-indexes everything each time. More information about my issue is provided in this question, SharePoint 2013 Search and ...
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SharePoint 2013 slow Full and Incremental crawl

This is my setup: 2xSQL, 2xAPP, 2xWFE where; SQLs is 16GB ram APPs are 12GB ram WFEs are 12GB ram C: 40GB Log: 50GB Index: 50GB Search is running on one of the APP servers, and ...
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Pipeline did not respond within the appropriate time

I can't get the search to work, someone has an idea of what may be the cause? On the crawl log, I see this message. Errors: 3056 "pipeline did not respond within the appropriate time" Success: 12 ...
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Error while crawling LOB contents in SP 2013:Could not find default endpoint references contract in ServiceModel client configuration section

I created BDC Model in SharePoint 2013 using Visual Studio 2013. I am retrieving data from external data source using Web Service in ReadList method. Using this external content type (BDC Model) i ...
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Crawling only a certain file extension

I am crawling a SharePoint2007 site from SharePoint2013 including a lot of folders and different filetypes. Only the PDF files are relevant to search. The crawl is very slow and I am interested in ...
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Extend Web App of Siteminder-protected site to allow search indexing - 2010

Here are my assumptions: The indexing service cannot access a site protected by siteminder To create a crawl index I must extend my web app to a site not using SiteMinder so I can get crawl data, ...
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The server is unavailable and could not be accessed. For a single Web Application / Site Collection

We have recently created 2 new Web Applications with single root site collections. The Web Application name is as follows: http://myserver:1003 http://myserver:1004 On top of that, we have several ...
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Clean up search index. Remove orphaned crawled and managed properties

It's obvious. Resetting the search index clears all search results. It does however not remove all crawled and managed properties. SharePoint (2013) remembers them forever. The only option to remove ...
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Search Crawler filling up drive, continuous crawls do nothing

Our Central Admin server (also the crawler) is limited to 60 GB on the system drive (where SharePoint is installed). Initially, a full crawl ran without issue and took minutes. We were happy with ...
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FAST search: Search crawled succesfully, but I still do not see new search results, I think index issue

I am using SP 2010 and FAST search. I have 2 FAST search servers and 2 front end servers and 2 app servers. I do every 4 hours an automatic incremental crawl. I do not have an automatic full crawl ...
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Crawl Sharepoint 2013 site as a regular web site

I've created a "branding" site with Sharepoint 2013. I'm not being able to configure the search engine so that it finds the content from the custom web parts. Most "static" content (institutional ...
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A content not crawler in SP2007 search service

we have a SP2007 search service attached to our SP2007 server used to create and store some PDFs. Every night an incremental crawl job starts, and everything works fine... but some night ago (4 sept ...
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Search and index pdf files as attachment in a List Item

Does SharePoint 2013 Search find pdf files that have been attched to usual SharePoint list item. do they be indexed?
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Sharepoint Search crawl warning The URL was permanently moved

While Crawling the SharePoint site on different farm, we are getting a warning The URL was permanently moved. (URL redirected to XXXX/pages/xyz/abc.aspx) And only this page (XXXX/pages/xyz/abc.aspx ) ...
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SharePoint 2013 run both Continues and Incremental Crawl

As per the MSDN article http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219802(v=office.15).aspx A continuous crawl does not process or retry items that return errors more than three times. A ...
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How can I index a custom column in SharePoint 2010 FAST search?

I am using sharepoint 2010. I have created a document library. Inside this library I am using a custom content type. In this content type I have 3 custom columns like (Company name, Company address, ...
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Find an item, search multiline text

I have a SharePoint list that contains multiple fields. One of which is a multiline "Notes" field that is not included with the default view. When I perform a search on the list, I can search on any ...
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Search results not includes custom fields

I have content type on my site with 3 custom columns defined: "Corporate sponsored" - Single line of text column "Country" - Yes/No column "Customer Name" - Managed metadata column This content ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Split Index to 2 Partitions

I am working in SP 2010 and when I attempt to add a second Index Partition I receive an error stating that certain files do not exist at the index location. For example: Topology provisioning ...
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SP 2013: The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the maximum size

Our crawler shows the following warning: The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the maximum size. ( Item truncated. Field=docacl, Occurrences=3094, Chars=524453. It ...
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Crawl .config files

I have a fileshare with several thousands .config files (xml files) - and several thousands of other files. I added the .config files to the allowed file-types and restarted search. Apparently the ...
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In SharePoint 2007 document is crawled but not coming in the search result

What to do when documents are getting crawled but not coming in the serch result. I have checked the crawl log and I can see those documents are successfully crawled but in the search result those ...