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 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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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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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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I don't want to crawl/show Document content for Sharepoint search

I have a Sharepoint Document repository site, but when I am typing anything on the Search box, not only it searches for Files and Folders it also searches the document content and returns the ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 - index crawl of uploaded documents

Short version of question - Does the index crawl through the content of uploaded documents, and if so, can that be turned off? Longer version - I have a site consisting entirely of uploaded PDFs of ...
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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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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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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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Crawling external database with security trimming

We have a legacy records management system that we want to index in SharePoint 2013. We just want to index it and leave the documents where they are. The records management system of course has a ACL ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Crawling only a certain file extension

I am crawling a SharePoint2007 site from SharePoint2013 including a lot of folders and different filetypes. Only the PDF files are relevant to search. The crawl is very slow and I am interested in ...
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SharePoint 2007 crawler is not stopping

I recently tried to start a full crawl after my colleague mentioned that some of the files are not visible in the search. Normally the crawler start full crawl every week. so i manually tried to ...
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How to create crawl rules to exclude root folder content but crawl subfolders

I've been trying to crawl an external site using SharePoint 2010 in which I'm only interested in crawling results for the content stored in various subfolders underneath a root path. The root path is ...
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SP2013 crawling not include subfolder and item below

In our SP2013 farm, we are using continuous crawling. The content source is setup to crawl entire web application. No rule is set. In one of new added site collection, there is a default "Pages" ...
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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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Incremental Crawl not running as scheduled (Sharepoint 2013)

I scheduled my incremental crawl to run every 5 minutes. However, it is not running. It should crawl by 5:55pm, but it didn't. Any advice? Thanks! This is the settings page.
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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...