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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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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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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SPListitem.SystemUpdate() and incremental crawl in FAST

Does FAST search incremental crawls ignore items that are updated via SPListItem.SystemUpdate()? I am observing conflicting behaviours in multiple environments, so I am not sure what the exact ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Crawling per-tenant BDC data sources

I'm setting up SP2010 in a multi-tenant fashion (following Spencer Harbar's Rational Guide) and I've had great success setting it all up. Multiple tenants and everything. When you configure BDC to run ...
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Search Service Applications return different Crawl results on identical Content Sources

I have a weird problem with Full Crawls returning only partial results. I have a production setup and an identical test setup, with Sharepoint Server Search (Sharepoint 2010). When i run a Full Crawl ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Crawled Properties from Business Data not getting created

I have created a content source crawling exteranl data using business data connectivity service. I can sucessfully crawl the business data content source without any errors. In crawl logs also I ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Targetting propertyStoreDB to a specific content source

We have two propertyStore DBs in our SharePoint 2010 environment, is it possible to configure in such a way that a specific propertyStore DB is used for the provided(specific set of) content ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Search Issue after crawled

I've encountered Search issue after content migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 by Content Database approach. actions performed before migration: run stsadm -o preupgradecheck (no ...
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Site search (i.e. basic search) not returning any results

Help VERY much appreciated - on the ropes with this one. I started again with new VMs and used all the recipes and the environment is looking fairly clean. But this one is killing me. Crawl account ...
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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 concerns a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...