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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How to get “.sql” files to be searchable in SharePoint Foundation 2013?

What sort of black magic and secret handshakes do I need to do to get .sql files searchable with SP Foundation 2013? Specifically, how do I get files with the ".sql" extension be both indexed and ...
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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 - 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 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 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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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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SharePoint crawling - Windows authentication failing for STS4? [closed]

In a Sharepoint 2010 installation, we are trying to crawl the content of a small, single-node SharePoint installation. The crawling is partially successful. We are able to retrieve data delivered from ...
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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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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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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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SP2010 Foundations - Start Address Cannot be Crawled

So, I have been tasked with figuring out why our SharePoint 2010 Foundations environment is no longer successfully crawling our sites. Unfortunately, as I am not the original "mastermind" behind the ...
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only 377 of 2085 Pages in PagesLibrary get crawled (SP2010)

Recently the search does not crawl all pages in the various Pages Libraries in our SharePoint 2010 based Extranet. For example, in our German Technical Catalog which consists of 2085 Pages only 377 ...
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Crawl specific Content Database

I have three content databases in the same Web App, and I want to create a separate Content Source to crawl one of the content databases on a different schedule from the others. Can this be done on a ...
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Crawling only file names without content

Warning: Long question, any input is welcome. :-) Part 1 I'm using SharePoint as a file repository with >100K Lists and >300K documents. (DB is >100GB). Most of the files are binary, so, I want the ...
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Search Index SharePoint 2007

Would you know any blogs or videos explaining how to check search indexing of SharePoint 2007? We're having a trouble where not all our content is indexed. Thanks!
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FAST search - crawl doesn't update items

The situation is like that - I have two content types with same field (same name and title), I created few pages with those content types and started full crawl, then I created managed property and ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Crawl - Access denied: System Volume Information

When I´m looking on my SharePoint 2013 Server with Sysinternals Process Monitor and the Crawl is running, I´m getting lots of access denied messages (Filter applied for access) for the drive with my ...
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Configure Search Crawl using FBA & Host Named Site Collections

I have a working Web App with FBA and multiple HNSC. In order to configure the Search service, I've: Extended this Web App to an NTLM auth site. In the Content Sources I've included every HNSC and ...
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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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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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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 ...