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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create separate search service applications for big content sources and best practise for crawling settings?

In our SharePoint farm it has 4 big Content Source Web Applications around 3 TB of documents and daily users upload documents around 5 - 10,000 documents, and i need to run incremental crawling every ...
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Deadlock error messages in crawl server and search not working in SharePoint web application

In SharePoint 2010 Search Service Application when i remove content source and run again full crawl on same content source I found below errors and users unable to search documents A database ...
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Is Reset index will create again the searchable items value it has before

In SharePoint 2010 search service application 8 content sources created for SharePoint Web Application. and searchable items - 11,991,383 In 8 content sources there is 4 web applications has huge ...
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Is it possible to crawl SharePoint Online from SharePoint Server 2013?

We can't configure hybrid search since the index will reside in the cloud. The one-way outbound search has the problem of seperate result blocks. Has anyone tried to crawl SharePoint Online from ...
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crawling problem

Some days ago I noticed searching on my sharepoint 2013 server doesn't work. I checked the only content source in my CA and one of site collections which was mentioned there was deleted before. I ...
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Sharepoint 2013 search not indexing newly added publishing pages

I have a publishing page library containing all of my posts. We are using search driven webparts to pull the search results and display to users. What we are seeing is that after a new page is added,...
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Search Crawler can't connect on multi-authentication default zone

We have the irritating problem that MANY people have with SharePoint 2013 search: search crawler can't connect to content sources because of SAML (in our case, PING) authentication and Windows ...
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Purge indexed search results for a deleted site

We are trying to create a newer site A, and copy all documents from an older site B to site A. Then delete the entire site B. We would like to make sure that all previously indexed search results ...
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Crawl distributed file system error: The object was not found

SharePoint 2013 Standard server. We have a a distributed file system (DFS) which I want to crawl. I use a UNC path like: \\machine1234\Departments\HR The account that runs the crawler can access ...
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Export Crawlog and filter it

I wrote a script that exports the crawl log, in order to get everyday an excel file contains the errors and warning in the last day crawling. I used : $ssa = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication -...
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Is Retention Policy Depends on Crawling settings

Is Retention Policy Depends on Crawling settings, Currently I am working on SharePoint 2016 in that I have 1 document library ,for this document library I created Retention Policy to move the document ...
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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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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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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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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 "clean-...
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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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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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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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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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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 resort,...