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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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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The item could not be indexed successfully because the item failed in the indexing subsystem

I'm trying to find an explanation of the crawl error "The item could not be indexed successfully because the item failed in the indexing subsystem.". I get a lot of these when indexing a file share. ...
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Search scopes have too few items

This question is difficult to describe, so bear with me please :) I'm trying to work out SharePoint 2010 searching and scopes. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those ...
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SharePoint BDC Model NULL Structure

I crawl database with FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010. When incremental crawl is running, it is getting the following error for some records. After the first error, SharePoint takes the same ...
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BDC Entity with TypeDescriptor System.String[] gives errors when crawling

Is it possible to crawl a BDC content source with an entity that has a property of type string array (System.String[])? At one point I had this working successfully in my dev environment but it ...
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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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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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Unable to create indexes on Sharepoint Online lists with more than 5000 records

I am assisting a friend by moving him from managing a business entity from Excel to Access. Because he desires the data to be viewed/edited from multiple locations, I suggested a MS Access database ...
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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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Search Crawl error on a single page

This is a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise environment. The crawler refuses to crawl a single page correctly. No other errors show up in the crawl log and every other page is crawled correctly. The error ...
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A weird reaction to 'if-modified-since' header

What's the reason that SharePoint 2013 may process 'If-Modified-Since' header value in an invalid way? Case: I have a file A.txt in a list; I download the file and see the date XXX in Last-Modified ...
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Sharepoint scheduled search crawls not running

We are experiencing an issue whereby scheduled crawls on our SharePoint 2007 platform aren't automatically executing. If i run a manual crawl then the crawl runs and finishes correctly with all new ...
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Dedicated Server per content Source

I have a question which I'm not sure can be achieved. Take note that I'm not a SharePoint Search specialist. We have multiple content sources. Everything is running fine. Recently, we added a new ...
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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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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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Tag Profile Search is not working

In Tag profile (under 'Tagged Items' tab) when I click on 'To find content related to 'I like it' in search, please click here.', it opens a search page with ...
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How to crawl SharePoint wiki page whose content changes based on query string parameters?

In a Team Site, I have a Wiki Page containing webparts whose content changes based on query string parameters. There are about 250 different parameter combinations. How can I tell SharePoint to crawl ...
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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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2013 Content Index Reset Timeout

I'm having a problem when I try to reset the content index in SharePoint 2013. When I try to reset the index from the 'Search Administration Page', the page hangs for about a half-hour then returns ...
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Does Continuous crawl start a new crawl on each uploaded document while uploading multiple documents at the same time?

Reading Exam Ref 70-332: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, I made the following finding: Enabling continuous crawling means that search results can appear before a crawl is ...
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The eternal crawl: Index server seems to get stuck

Lately, my crawls seem to have stalled. I don't run a very big farm, and I only crawl the farm and a small Intranet portal, maybe a grand total of 180 GB of content, but the crawl will go on for a ...
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What happens to the current Search crawl when the timeout is reached?

I've got a question and can't find a answer on Technet. We have search crawls setup to repeat within the day. The configuration looks like this: My question is: Basically, that means that the ...
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Search 2010: Exclude dispform.aspx from search without excluding content?

Our index is bloated by thousands upon thousands of identical /DispForm.aspx? results, but there doesn't seem to be a way of excluding these without also excluding the content contained within the ...
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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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Sharepoint Search not crawling Emails with attachments - Failing with 401

I am attempting to search Exchange public folders via SharePoint Enterprise Search. I have a content source pointing at my exchange server, and this successfully indexes some emails. However, any ...
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Site collections as content sources?

We have a particular site collection that is becoming a problem (with huge amounts of content, large lists etc), and it is massively interfering with the indexing process. Whilst ideally we would sort ...
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2010 crawl - “Item was not crawled because of a password change”

Our Sharepoint servers were shut down safely as part of a backup, and when brought back online we noticed multiple errors in the crawl log, and no successes. The error was "The account password was ...
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Search service insdie my SharePoint 2013 , how does it work

First of all I have created a new web application inside my SharePoint 2013. Then I defined the following :- From managed services I have created a new search service named "MySearch" and I defined ...
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SharePoint 2007 Search Crawling Failed

I have problem in SharePoint 2007 Search Crawling in Index Server, it display error message in the Crawl Log stated "Could not Connect to the server. Please make sure the site is accessible" and no ...
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Scaling out Search Crawl service

I have a large content database on a Sharepoint 2010 site collection (130GB). The search crawl component which has a job to index items in the site collection is taking too long and in the process ...
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How do draft item security affect indexing for search?

Some info: In my SharePoint 2010 environment I have set the "Draft Item Security" to "Only users who can edit items". The search service account have Full Read permissions and should be able to index ...
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Crawled Property with accountname of “Person or Group” Site Column in SharePoint 2010

I created a custom content type that includes a custom site column "Owner" of type "Person or Group". Now i need the accountname/login name (for exc. domain\usera) as a crawled property to include it ...
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SP2013 search - Is there a way to force the crawling of an item in the next incremental crawl?

I'm considering using the new "Content Enrichment web service" possibility in SP2013 in order to populate a custom managed property when crawling an item in a SPList (more details at ...
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Restrict crawler from auditing in SP2010

We enabled auditing in SP2010 to track users' access to documents. However the most entries is from crawler (search indexer). How to exclude search content account from being logged in audit data?
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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 ...
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Crawl files with no file extension

Here is an interesting problem I cannot seem to find an answer to. I have a client that has several files from email message exports that do not have a file extesion (e.g. PDF, DOC). These files, ...
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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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Is there a way to exclude the site collection footer from the search?

I have two site collections inside my SharePoint application; team site & community site. I have added the following customeFooter Div to the seatle.master to display our company name as a footer ...
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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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Deleted by the gatherer

I have setup sharepoint search server for my website and the site crawling was ok. I did a full crawl recently and its not getting crawled properly. I have nearly 3000 pages on my website, only half ...
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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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Missing crawled properties for custom user profile properties

I have 2 custom (RegionID and SalesID) in user profile. Both are populated with values. I reset the content index, made sure values are populated for these fields, did multiple full crawl. I made sure ...
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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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How to verify that Protocol Handler is registered?

I have a custom BDC connector that I have used successfully in the past. In one installation, I find this in the ULS: "myprotocol://host/param cannot be crawled. Context: Application ...
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Custom BCS indexing connector and changelog inremental crawl: ChangedIdEnumerator method is not working

I am writing a custom indexing connector using changelog incremental crawl approach. The full crawl is working perfectly. All atems are indexed and queryable. The problem is that incremental crawl ...
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Search on TFS project portal (SharePoint) doesn't work

After installing TFS 2012 and also TFS 2013 Preview with the integrated SharePoint installation we suffered a long time from the following error when running a search on the project portal ...
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Are “Security only” crawls kicked off automatically?

I know that if a user is added to a SharePoint group, a crawl needs to run before the ACLs are updated to reflect the new user's permissions. The question that my team is debating is whether or not ...
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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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Custom BCS indexing connector with changelog inremental crawl is not working properly

Custom BCS indexing connector with changelog inremental crawl is not working properly I am writing a custom indexing connector using changelog incremental crawl approach. I'm using sample from ...
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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 ...