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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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 ...
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Error Number of index partitions must be in range 1..256 when creating new crawl component

I have created Search Service Application using powershell script as I get error when I used Central Administration. Search Service Application was created without any problem, but crawl component ...
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Exclude word header and footer content from search SP 2013

Having text based header and footer content in word files, how can I exclude this content from either being indexed in the first place or being displayed in the search result? Example; having a ...
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Uploading documents via webservice slows down

I am trying to upload a large number (100k+) of documents to a document library in SharePoint. The first few 1000 documents are fairly quick (0.2 sec/doc), however now that the migration is running ...
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PDF search not working on second Search Service Application

We have configured a second SSA specifically for a web app. Searching PDF works great for webapps that are associated to the first SSA but not for the second. I have added PDF as one of the file types ...
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SharePoint 2007: No search results for sites within one content db

I have a situation where search is not returning any results for site within a specific content DB. Search is working perfectly for other sites in my environment. I looked at below post and the ...
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Crawling Public website using SharePoint online 2013

Is it possible to crawl any public website (e.g. www.xyz.com) using online version of SharePoint 2013 (Office 365 enterprise Preview)? If it is possible could some please guide me how can I do this.
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SP2010, are the search index / query component files a risk for highly secure documentation?

Say I have some secure documentation held in SharePoint. Now say the SQL database/BLOB location is encrypted. Enterprise Search is used to crawl this content and therefore the content is indexed. Is ...
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Backup and restore the Managed properties(Metadata properties) of the search service application in SharePoint 2010?

We are going to reset the Search Index in our SharePoint 2010 environment, I guess this will remove all the Managed properties(Metadata properties) from the search service application. So, would like ...
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Crawl Component 0 Stuck in Recovering Mode

The Admin and Query components both display a status of 'Online'. WSS_WPG and WSS_ADMIN_WPG have access to the Index location. The search account is in the WSS_WPG group. The Search Service ...
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How do I make the search crawler index custom web part properties

I have a custom visual web part with a single property named "SerializedTabs". It contains a JSON serialized set of tabs with titles and rich html content. I want these properties to be indexed by the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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How does the SharePoint Search crawler access the content db?

The windows account the Sharepoint search service runs under neither needs to be administrator nor farm account. How does the search crawler access the content dbs? Which identity does it use to log ...
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Created new Sharepoint Server Search (2010), but old crawler db is deleted, etc

I have successfully created a new Sharepoint Server Search service, however the Server Search Application that previously existed was giving an error that I couldn't seem to resolve. As a last ...