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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Search - Virus detection messages for crawl folder

One of my SharePoint environment is generating lots of detection messages when the crawler is running. (At the moment there is no exclusion for this path for the virus scanner. Different topic) My ...
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Error while crawling LOB contents

I have configured and run sample code taken from the MSDN website for a custom BCS indexing connector sample for Sharepoint 2013: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SharePoint-2013-MyFileConne-79d2ea26 ...
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Usage Reports empty

I want to see the usage reports but the graphics shows noone view sites.(In site settings > Popularity Trends ) In crawling I make it continuously. How can I make it work?
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FBA - Search Issue with Custom Login Page

I have implemented FBA on an web application which has a custom login page. The custom page doesn't let the users login via windows authentication even though it is enabled from central admin. Seems ...
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Search scopes have too few items

This is a difficult question I am trying to figure out how SharePoint 2010 Search and Scope works. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those sites. The sites are all ...
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SharePoint 2013 how to disable crawling document content

SharePoint 2013 foundation How to disable crawling document content. The search result is returning way to much information for my users. Need to crawl only metadata (columns) and file name.
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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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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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bypass load balancing server when crawling through a single content source

we have 2 crawl servers in the farm which is used to crawl all the content sources in the farm.For one of the content sources(this content source is an external repository) we want just the one server ...
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Stop entire site collection from showing in global search results

I have just found out that pages and items (docx. ppt.) are showing in our global sharepoint environment, when using the search box and selecting "everything". This is showing results across multiple ...
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Can SharePoint perform full-text indexing on SSRS reports?

We have installed SSRS on SP2013 on-premise. The report files (*.rdl) can be opened by users but the content are not being indexed. May I know is it possible to setup indexing on SSRS content? P.S. ...
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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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Make indexed content available to search by a group of people

I have a couple of non-SharePoint, web-based systems (a MediaWiki and a Request Tracker ticketing system) with content that I want to have indexed by SharePoint Enterprise Search, but the results ...
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SharePoint Search / Crawler

At the moment I have two problems with the search function. First problem: I want to sort my search results. Is there a opportunity to sort the results if the search criteria is in the header of the ...
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Access denied error in crawl log

When crawling my content I get the following error: "45 https://something.com/sites/dcio Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this ...
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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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Query component issue in search service application

when i change the ip address of existing query components in search topology , query component went to not responding mode and crawl components to went recovering mode. Propagation status Waiting for ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Full Crawl never stops

I have set the following inside the content sources: Incremental crawl to be every 20 minutes Full crawl: At 1:00 every day. When I first set this it was working well, the incremental crawl take ...
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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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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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Files are not found by search in SharePoint 2013 - how is that possible? Can I systematically check for such hidden files?

In our SharePoint 2013 site I noticed that I was not able to find one specific MS Word file in the search, however I was absolutely sure it must exist. I finally found it in the Document Library, I ...
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Incremental crawling settings for new documents in Search

This question about sharepoint 2010 enterprise search. -- there is incremental crawling running for a content source ,this has one record center web application. --in this web application daily 5000 ...
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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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What is the proper way to tell SharePoint not to crawl a deleted site collection?

We are running SP2013 standard edition. We have scheduled full crawl at weekend and incremental crawl every 15 minutes. Recently we deleted a site collection. After a week when I check the crawl log a ...
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Timeout error during full crawling in sharepoint 2013

In SharePoint 2013 Production, I am trying to do full crawl. However, crawling is too slow and crawl only few items in 1 hour. Log gives below error:- CManagedSqlSession::InitBulkInsert ...
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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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User with same permission not getting similar search result as other user in sharepoint 2007

I am having an issue where a user is not getting exactly the same search result as other users in the team. The user joined the team recently and I granted permission through adding her into a ...
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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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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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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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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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How would I take a full inventory (architecture + content) of our entire SharePoint Intranet?

We have a SharePoint 2010 on Premise environment that I will be replacing soon - but first I want to just capture an inventory of everything we've currently got inside it. Both the structure of our ...
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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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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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Long and inconsistent updates times of content in content by search web part

We run SharePoint Server 2013 for our company intranet portal. On this portal we have a news functionality, based on the standard blog site template, and we show the latest blog posts via a Content by ...
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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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In which managed property is file content (e.g. text content of Word/PDF etc.) stored?

I try to demote results in which the search string is "only" inside the content of the file not a metadata (e.g. like "title", "description"). For example a PDF inside SharePoint with the title "xy" ...
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Arrange content source by content database

As per this question when we move site collections around, they drop from the search results. Our last full crawl took over 8 days and while that's happening we don't get incremental results which ...
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Changes to permission take effect in search results only with next full crawl

I'm facing the problem that changes made to users' permissions within a site collections take effect only after a full crawl in search results. Given the following SharePoint 2013 Server environment. ...
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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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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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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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Large number of crawl retries

A couple weeks ago, we installed the March 2015 CU to our SharePoint farm. Since then, we've been getting a large number of crawl retries when the crawl engine attempts to crawl our other intranet ...
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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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Is that true that a sharepoint 2010 Full Crawl cannot start while an incremental crawl is running?

I am using SharePoint 2010 with Fast Search. A full crawl is set up to running weekly at 12:00 am every Saturday. and the Incremental Crawl is set up every 15 minutes for 24 hours every day. And I ...
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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 ...