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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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The mystery of Crawling Rules

The requirements: exclude any subfolders in a document library on search results. Crawling Rules set up in the following order: https://MySite.*(/.+)*/.*[.].* use regexp checked Include all item in ...
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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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Excluding items from a crawl based on properties

We have a 2013 farm that is crawling a 2007 content source with a lot of outdated content in it. We'd really like to exclude items from the crawl based on their last modified date, but we're having ...
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Enterprise Search Crawl Log - How long are deleted items recorded?

I'm just looking for a quick explanation of the "Deleted" index items in the crawl log of 2013 ES. It seems the number tallies all the items deleted for the past several months but I can't find any ...
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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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Deleted site collections showing in search results after multiple full crawls

I am experiencing an issue where search results are showing deleted site collections after multiple full crawls. I've been searching around and trying different things, but so far nothing has worked. ...
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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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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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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 ...