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Search Results not showing up for a site collection

I have configured Search Service Application and result sources and Query transform: {searchTerms} path:http://url:port, and managed properties in my SP 2013 web application.Created a search center ...
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How to locate FAST search server?

I am trying to identify which server (name and ip address) hosts the FAST search. I can't seem to find server-specific information on either Central Administration (servers in farm, search, etc.) or ...
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How to I exclude all users in a AD group from People Search?

I have a group of people that we do not want to show up in people search. All of these individuals are part of a certain AD group. They all also have a consistent AD field (their job title is all the ...
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Script to Export Query Rules (Promoted Results) in SharePoint 2013

We have SharePoint 2013 with over 100 query rules and we want to export them to Excel, and was wondering if there is a PS script that we can utilize. I found script for 2010: ...
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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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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We have a 2013 farm that is crawling a 2007 content source with a lot of outdated content in it.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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How do you enable Enterprise Search Center for individual site collections?

Currently I've setup an Enterprise Search Center from central admin for the farm, but what I need is the ability for each site collection owner to create their own Enterprise Search Center site. So ...
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Cannot search with crawled property created by powershell

I have a site column, its internal name and display name is JobName, type single line of text. I have created crawled property for it by powershell with the bellow line of codes: $crawledproperty = ...
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Crawl Queue and Crawl History issues

How should I understand these screen-dumps. I dont get why my Incremental re-indexes everything each time. More information about my issue is provided in this question, SharePoint 2013 Search and ...
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why the search results are displaying /Forms/DispForm.aspx?' ' and how to remove these from search results

I configured enterprise search in our share point public facing portal, and when a user search for any content why the search results are displaying from below links and when user clicks it asking ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search and parser errors

One subsite in my SP environment, with xml-files stored. The crawl throws this error, 30k times, Processing this item failed because of a xml parser error I tried to do the steps from this ...
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Search Result Webpart showing “People who've written about”

We have SharePoint 2013 and I was tasked to investigate the following issue with Search Result Webpart. If you do a people search we get the result, but above the result we see: People who've written ...
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SharePoint 2013 “Did you mean?” does not correct the phrase

We have SharePoint 2013 enterprise and we have noticed the following issue: When we search for any word, whether the spelling is correct or not we get: Did you mean {word} ? Not sure why this is ...
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Refinement configuration for Refiners (In Configuration for section, No values found )

I have couple of managed metadata columns in my list. I run full crawl and now i can see respective managed and crawled properties of these managed metadata columns. I have edit the managed property ...
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SharePoint Search Service is locking files on the fileshare being crawled

SharePoint is locking files on the file share that it's crawling. At times, we need to be able to delete or replace files with newer versions on this file share, but we're unable to. Is there any ...
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Counting occurrence of query terms

Has anyone any experience of counting the number of occurrences of query terms in a single search result? For instance if my search returns a couple of documents I want to be able to determine how ...
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how to force sharepoint server 2013 to search part of a word

I am working on SharePoint server 2013. and currently if i want to search for the pages that contain words such as "email configuration" then i need to type the whole 2 words. But if i type ...
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Modify search topology

I have 4 app servers. I have configured the service on server4. I need to change the topology. I am following the Microsoft link to change the topology The script takes a very long time to complete ...
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Unable to retrieve topology component health states. This may be because of the admin component is not up and running

I have 4 app servers which I intend to use for search. I have search configured on one of the servers. I have moved the search components to the following servers Server1 -Admin, ...
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Search Result Web part affect on Content Search Web part ,both webpart on same page

Currently on single page having both Search Result Web part and Content Search Web part, if enter any keyword in Search Result Web part it display result but at the same time Content Search Web also ...
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if i search for the document sets ,then only document set should come in search results not his documents

My scenario is. We need the document sets to appear in the search. It should just show as a document set. All document under the document set should not show. The issue i am facing right now is , ...
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Merge Search Index (SharePoint 2013)

We are using SharePoint 2013 with 2 WFEs and 1 Application server. I have noticed that one of the WFE is running out of space and found out that there is a lot of folders with merge that are big and ...
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When creating a small farm search topology, does the web application get created on the Central Admin server or the other server?

I'm fairly new to Sharepoint and I'm trying to set up a small farm search topology such as the following: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg750251(v=office.14).aspx . I don't believe I ...
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Search result returning application server name instead of AAM name

My Intranet portal built in Enterprise 2010 is returning application server name instead of the Alternate Access Mapping name of server, which should be 'sdintranet'. I have marked in the below image ...
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SharePoint search returns result with servername address

Normally, SharePoint search returns results that contains their link to item, http://domain/Documents/doc1.docx for instance. However, with that document item, its link to item becomes ...
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Limit Enterprise Search Center to show pages only

We have a search box in the header of our publishing site that directs to our search site. How can I limit the results to be pages only? Right now it's showing lists, PDFs, etc. I'm thinking it's to ...
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Documents are being displayed with a title equivalent to first words in document in search results. How can I change this to use the file name?

My search results in my enterprise search aren't displaying the file name or title property. Instead, they're showing the first words of the actual document content as the title. For example, we ...
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Publish Service Application Across Farms

We are trying to publish service applications like Search and User Profile across farms. Our farms are multi-server load balanced farms. When I try to publish the Search Application from Publishing ...
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Intermittent errors when displaying Search Result

We have SharePoint 2010 Server and we are currently experiencing intermittent errors when we search and we get a Correlation Id in the search result page, as shown below: Our Search Topology: Two ...
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How to map user profile property to managed property

I have created a user profile property of type string and i pick a term set for this property. How to map this user profile property to managed property in order to search work?
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How can I allow search results to be opened when clicked in Chrome or FF?

I have an Enterprise Search Center site collection that crawls/searches from a file share. It works fine in IE, but when you attempt to click the links from the results in Chrome or FF, nothing ...
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Missing OOTB crawled properties in SharePoint 2013 Search

We have SharePoint 2013 and we have noticed that we are missing the following Out of the Box (OOTB) search crawled properties: ows_EndDate ows_Last_x0020_modified What would be the best way to ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search Event Viewer log messages are not English?

The Event Viewer log messages are in Chinese (or occasionally Thai on other servers). The server default is English, and all other log entries are English. Applications and services ...
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SharePoint Search Results - Internal Error When Results Exist

We currently have a Search Application that was running normal until yesterday. I am not 100% sure when things went down but here is the scenario. A new site collection was added to our server. ...
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Exclude content source in Search Result in SharePoint 2013 for a specific Result Source

We have SharePoint 2013 and we have 2 Result Sources both configured to use Local SharePoint Protocol. In Search result in search center we created two tabs, for example: MyCareer, MyTeam Also, we ...
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Plan farm with three SP2013 servers: all services running on servers

I'm about to deploy a medium SharePoint 2013 farm. I have five servers in total, I'll use 2 of them for the database (high-availability). I have to plan the distribution of SharePoint role/services ...
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Windows could not start the “sharePoint Search Host Controller”

SharePoint search host controller service did not start. When I tried to manually start it i got the following error:- Here are the related logs:- 2/22/2014 12:40:23.02 hostcontrollerservice.exe ...
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Hide Search results for every thing option in Enterprise search in SP2013

Hide search options for "Every Thing" in SharePoint Enterprise search in 2013 for all the users. we tried by removing the Ever thing option but user know the url like pages/results.aspx, then we can ...
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Display Error: The display template had an error

Display Error: The display template had an error. You can correct it by fixing the template or by changing the display template used in either the Web Part properties or Result Types. Template ...
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SharePoint 2013 continous crawl question and incremental

SharePoint 2013 Ent with SP1 and September CU I have question about the GUI when change the crawl to Continuous crawl. When I change the crawl to continuous crawl although the incremental crawl shows ...
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Exclude Metadada of PDF Files From Crawling

I need to know if it is possible to exclude PDF files from being crawled. I've found this link that suggests exclusion rule like so: http://www.contoso.com/*.pdf It worked. Search results ...
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full crawl keeps auto starts even though it is only scheduled for later

I started a full crawl during the day because I created some managed metada columns and needed to have them showing on the search results. After experiencing really slow performance, I stopped it and ...
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People Search result scoping

I have a server farm for three organisations (unfortunately they are all sharing the same user profile service app). There are three web apps with site collections (one web app with a site coll per ...
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Crawl is running continuously

I have configured search service in my SharePoint server 2013 farm. The problem I'm facing is that when I start a "Full Crawl" of the search service application it will continuously crawl the ...
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Web server requirements for being crawled

I'm trying to index a web site that is hosted on a separate server in the domain but every time the crawler runs it returns a ball of warnings and errors the first time, and then the server becomes ...
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Search does not return word documents in the search results

We are using SharePoint 2013 search and we created a result source and have the following query: ((((MyCompanyAudienceTargetBy="Business Unit") AND ALL("{\User.PreferredBU.Name} ...
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Search box not returning any results

I have a SharePoint 2010 solution. I've started the search service application, enabled crawling, did a full crawl, and created a Search Center Sub site. I've also set up a crawl rule. Looking at ...
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sp2013 search results mouseover = Windows challenge

I've got a SP2013 Search Service Application, along with an Enterprise Search site collection. When searching for something with results from this content source, mousing over the results ...
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Is there a way to monitor Newly created Index Component Sync Sp2013 search

I am in a process of fixing degraded Index Component in my search topology. I was able to remove and new index component. After i added index component now its stuck at status degraded, i know it ...
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SharePoint Search Service Error“ The service implementation object was not initialized or is not available. ”

We have SharePoint 2013 Standard Farm, which consists of 2 Web Front end and 2 App servers. Of which 2 WFE are hosting Query Processing Components and Index Components and 2 App Servers are hosting ...