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Obscure Search Errors - SharePoint 2013

I have been troubleshooting an issue with the Search Service Application in our SharePoint 2013 environment, and not having much luck with finding a solution. I'm trying to avoid rebuilding the SSA if ...
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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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Newsfeed Posts show up in Search Center as “System Account”

I have the following issue with SharePoint 2013 and our Search Center / Newsfeed: When posting something in our MySite's Newsfeed it shows up within our Search Center's results. However the author ...
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Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser error

Sp2013 Standard Server. Search Type: continuous Crawl Search Content Source: Local SharePoint Site Configuration DB Version:15.0.4551.1001 Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser ...
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People Search error Internal server error exception: System.Threading.ThreadAbortException: Thread was being aborted

We are using SharePoint 2010 Enterprise search center and we are getting an error when we do people search, for example John D (Note: we don't get the error if we use: John Do or John Doe) Error: ...
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SP 2013 : Error Cannot open database "Search_Service_Application_1_DB_2fxx requested by the login. Login failed for user 'xxx'

When i click on Content Sources on my Central Administration in SharePoint 2013. I get the below error Cannot open database "Search_Service_Application_1_DB_2fxxxxx" requested by the login. The ...
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Read access on site collection does not work

I have a site collection, to be more precisely it is Search Center, where i applied read access to "Everyone" (i'm using ADFS only, (different zone for search crawl which uses windows ...
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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 Enterprise Search Errors

Issue: When performing any type of search whether that be from the Enterprise Search Center or from Query Rules to test a query, the page results in an error. Error on Manage Query Rules and ...
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Search Service Application Dependency

I am planning a SharePoint 2013 on-prem enterprise search farm which will crawl SharePoint Online as well as some custom on-prem sources. Can anyone let me know the service applications that are ...
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Search for Either True-False or non Existing

I have some docs in libraries with bool "somebool". Then I can search "somebool=true" which delivers the set. However the majority of docs (with the same content type) in most libraries do not have ...
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Is Full Crawl needed when main characteristics of managed property are updated

While editing any managed property from the Central administration's Search service application we can notice number of main characteristics of the property, such as Searchable, Queryable, Retrievable ...
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SharePoint 2013 SP1 stuck on starting crawl when one of the search servers is offline

We have the following search topology shown below. We shutoff server #12. My first question is how come the "Crawler" is still checked and how come when I try to execute a crawl on content source it ...
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SP Ent 2013: Search Broken after URL change and SSL addition

We have changed how our new Sharepoint 2013 environment is accessed. Initially it was accessed via the internal network server name (ie: srv-sharepoint) over http to it's external name ...
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search multiple values by a single managed property

How do we search multiple values for a single managed property. What is the right syntax? Is it propertname:value1 OR propertyname: value2 ... propertyname:or(equals(value1), equals(Value2),...) ...
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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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How To Specify A Site Collection To Use A Specific Search Service Application

My SharePoint 2013 farm has two search services. I want different site collections to use a specific search service. Im not sure if this is the correct/best way but I was thinking of creating a site ...
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Search is showing inconsistence results when the search result include both html Pages & PDFs

I have the following:- Enterprise wiki site collection inside SP server 2013. inside the "Pages" library we have html wiki pages and pdfs files. now when i search for a word like "webroot ...
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Make Search Results open in new tab

Ive implemented a SharePoint 2013 Farm Wide search for my site collections, and now want the URL's that get returned to open up in a new tab. Is there a relatively effortless way to do this rather ...
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SharePoint Search not displaying file name in results

In the search results of our SharePoint 2013 Search, the results aren't displaying the name of the file. Instead, it seems to be using the Title metadata property. I've tried following the steps as ...
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Custom FAST Search Results Page - QueryManager Count 0

we created a custom SeachCenter WebTemplate in VS and added several webparts through the onet.xml. We added some default webparts (e.g. SearchBoxEx) and some custom webparts which inherit from ...
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Return search results from only 2 document libraries

How to configure search to return results from only two document libraries in a subsite? Whenever I type a keyword in that subsite's search box, it should always return results from the 2 document ...
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Promoted Results Best Practices

My current client has a dynamically-generated HR content system that is very difficult to index in Enterprise Search. They have opted instead to create huge and convoluted lists of promoted results to ...
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Do we need Adobe IFILTER inside SharePoint 2013

I found this link which talks about Adobe Ifilter Adobe Ifilter now we will be working on pdf files inside our document library , but seems Sharepoint 2013 already index and search pdf documents by ...
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System.InvalidOperationException: The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component.

I am facing a problem on my sharepoint 2013 search service, the problem is as follow:- when i do a search i always get "Nothing here matches your search" even if the entered text match content ...
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Does SharePoint 2013 search support stemming?

In FAST for SharePoint 2010 I think there was a feature known as stemming, where, if you provided a query like "car," the system would implicitly also search for "cars." I have not been able to get ...
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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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Web-part search from Scopes to Result Sources

I have a customized search web-part developed for SP2010 wich according to the source code is using Scopes in its query-string. The whole SP environment is now migrated to SP2013, and Scopes are no ...
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SharePoint Search not working with datetime

I have configured a search on SharePoint 2010 and i got all results as expected from each field. But when i search using date (5/19/2015), i don't get results from site. I have already make field ...
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Thesaurus terms ignored when search is queried through REST

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal running enterprise search. I have imported some thesaurus with the Import-SPEnterpriseSearchThesaurus cmdlet. For example, let's say as a test I have associated the ...
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Analyze search topology in SharePoint farm

Below is our one of internet facing SharePoint portal on 2010. These are search statistics per day Total Number of Search Queries : 1928 Total Number of Daily Unique Visitors: 758 No of page ...
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How do I move the Search IndexLocation sharepoint 2013?

I have a sharepoint 2013 server with search on two separate servers. I want to set the IndexLocation from c:\Program Files \Microsoft Office Servers\15.0\Data\Office Server\APplications to ...
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Can't run search service: Error executing service instance (on)provisioning job

Yesterday I had to delete search service, I did it simply from CA - click delete search service with associated content. After that come my problem, two databases didn't removed, and search services ...
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Refiner value is not populated in Refiners tab of Search Results Web Part

I have created a site column called "mySiteCol1" and performed search such that this column must be populated in the Refiners tab on Search Results Web Part and I can filter the search results.But the ...
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Is It Possible to add extra query paremeters to a search url because I want to search just a doc library

I am trying to add an extra query parameter to the end of a search url, using javascript, so that I can access it inside the query builder. The issue is the u={ContextUrl} only goes down to site ...
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Search in private Exchange 2013 mailbox with Sharepoint 2013 Search Center

Is it possible in any way or what is the best practice to search Exchange 2013 private items (contacts, tasks, mails) from Sharepoint 2013 Search Center and show the results in the Sharepoint Search ...
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Crawled and Managed Properties being created in wrong Service Application

I have a farm with 2 web applications (call them A and B). Each web application has its own dedicated search service application (call them SearchA and SearchB). Farm Patch Level is the March PU so ...
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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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How to move Search Service to another server SharePoint 2013?

I have multi server farm environment and I have configured my search service in server where my SharePoint server web applications are running, my server architecture: How can I run the search ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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Upload and add a content editor web part in Search Center sub site using PowerShell

How to upload and add a Content Editor web part in Search Center sub site using PowerShell?I am having a .dwp file in my filesystem and I want to upload this into the results.aspx page of my search ...
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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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Search by company in Enterprise search and add drop down box to list company

I'm stuck with these issues in SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I have been able to configure a Search Schema to import data from AD company entry. This part works, but I can't search for the company name ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...