A full-featured version of SharePoint Search Services available in the Enterprise edition.

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SharePoint Enterprise Search - Error: OfficeSearch14HealthSession

Ever since I provisioned a dedicated Search & Indexing Server on a SP 2010 production environment , this nagging error occurs everyday as seen in the event viewer of the server:- Session ...
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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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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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Lowering Continuous Crawl time via PowerShell

I've been reading up on new SharePoint 2013 features, and continuous crawl plus the new Content Search Web Parts will do wonders for our SharePoint project. However, by default the Continuous Crawl is ...
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Feeding a new item to index instantly in SharePoint 2013

I have crawled and indexed some documents using SharePoint 2013 Search.I would like to feed index instantly when a new document is created. How can i feed document index instantly using SharePoint ...
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Search service application is not crawling for only one site collection?

In our SharePoint 2010 environment, Search service application is not crawling for a site collection alone and it crawls for the other sitecollections are in the same contentDB. Have verified the ...
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Claims based default content access account

I have a SharePoint site which is setup with claims based authentication. My Central Admin site is setup for Windows authentication as it normally is. Now in my ULS logs, I find a lot of messages ...
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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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Search Returns no results

When I perform a search nothing is returned. I have two Web Applications. Intranet My Sites Intranet only has landing page with the text “This is a test”. My Sites has imported 300 users from ...
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List Column as Crawled Property

Is it necessary that only a site column can be crawled and have a crawled property associated with it. Can I have a custom column in a list and expect it to be available as crawled property. Also, ...
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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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Is there any option in SharePoint 2013 Office 365 to do Full Crawl or Incremental Crawl or Continuous Crawl?

Is there any option in SharePoint 2013 Office 365 to do Full Crawl or Incremental Crawl or Continuous Crawl as On-premises SharePoint 2013. If there is no option to do so ?? then what is the best way ...
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Search terms containing period, “.”, does not yield any results.

Using external content types, I am trying to create an asset management system for administering, among other things, IP addresses. Using an enterprise search center, the crawler indexes the external ...
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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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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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Export Enterprise Search from SP2010Server to SP2010Server

Is there a way to export Enterprise Search settings(Scope, managed properties, etc...) from one SP2010 server to another? For example from a Development server to a Production Server.
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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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Managed metadata column values show GUID in search results

My problem is the same as the one described here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/hu-HU/sharepoint2010general/thread/e3edd223-4fa7-4920-8efd-4898df85f0bf Unfortunately, that post does not ...
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SharePoint - enterprise search - number of results for a single user

Is there a way for a single user with only read rights to specify number of results in a search site? web part? Explained in another way. User "test" wants to specify number of results to display ...
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PowerShell - Create Search Service App Pools (All 3)

How many App Pools are created when you create the Search Service Application? How can I create all the Search Service Application App Pools using PowerShell and give them all unique names? I've ...
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Non-Authoritative Sites in Enterprise Search

I have two content sources. The first is the SharePoint site itself, with around 400 items in its index on my test environment. The second is a public facing website (external, non SharePoint) ...
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search results showing old title of renamed content

Using SharePoint 2010 enterprise search. A web has been renamed eg. from Risk to Threat. When I search for the term "Risk" a broken link to the old url "~Site/risk" is still displayed at the top of ...
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What Happens if you Stop SpServiceInstance

Windows Infrastructure team last night restarted our Lower end servers. Post re-boot we have now encountered error in 2 app server who is hosting Query and Index processing services of Search ...
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How can I search a specific subsite using the REST API in SharePoint 2013?

Which is the best way of limiting search results to a specific subsite when using the search REST API in SharePoint 2013? I've tried adding a new content source ("MySubsiteContentSource") (in ...
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How to search/query by Enterprise Keywords?

I'm doing a recommendation engine and I need to access the Enterprise Keywords of a document and search for other documents having at least 1 matching keyword. So for example I have Document A which ...
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configuring Search Settings for all Site Collections once

If you want that all site collections will point to the Search Site, do you need to configure all Site Collections one by one? Is there any way (powershell or something) which you can use once to ...
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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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Adjusting Search Result in SharePoint 2010 Search

Hell All, Is there a way to adjust search result to show documents first? SharePoint 2010 enterprise search
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Disabling LoopBackRequest in registry to resolve search crawl error

Can anybody explain why we need to disable the LoopBackRequest in registry to resolve the Search Crawl error. This article explains about it but I want to know more about it. What is the reason ...
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Applying new SharePoint Enterprise Search Query Topology fails with Crawl Component cannot be dismounted

I am trying to scale out our search topology by adding a new Index Partition and Query Servers. The approach that is being taken is using PowerShell to build a new SharePoint Search Query Topology ...
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How to use the search.asmx service to search a particular library?

Let's say I have a library, mylibrary, that I want to search in using the search web service. How would I do that? So far I have tried this MSSQLFT query: SELECT Title, Description, Path, Rank FROM ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Search Issue

We have setup SharePoint 2013 on windows 2012 server. It is have cumulative update until August. Its version is 15.0.4535.1000. I have created two site content type of document type. Both content ...
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Can SP2013 Foundation be used to scale out search?

My understanding is that a SP server license is required if any of the SP web services are installed, regardless of whether is a web front end or any other service. However, since the uplevel version ...
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Restrict search result to current site/web

My requirement is to search within sub site, if i am searching within a specific sub site result should come from current sub site. Here everything is working fine. But when I do advanced search it ...
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Move Search Service to Production Environment in SharePoint 2010

I need to move my Search Service configurations from my development environment to Production (Scopes, Metadata Properties, etc). What is the best approach to do this, PowerShell, backup restore ...
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How to remove Contextual Search 'This Site:' from dropdown box of target result page

The target search results page is */_layouts/OSSSearchResults.aspx*. In Site Actions >Search Setting> selected Show, do not include contextual scopes for Site collection Search Dropdown Mode. It is ...
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Replace standard search with federated search results

I would like to know if there is a way to give the 'Federated Results' (FR) web part the same look and feel as the 'Search Core Results' (SCR) web part. For instance, the SCR shows me how many ...
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Search Keywords SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Search

Does the Search Keywords (/_layouts/listkeywords.aspx) with synonyms have any effect on regular search results or is it only applicable to Best Bets. For example if I have the following Keyword with ...
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Add metadata to file system crawl - custom protocol handler?

We have a client using Sharepoint 2007 Enterprise search to crawl a load of documents on a file share. They want to associate additional properties with each crawled document. (These properties come ...
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How to customize profile pages for external content type search results?

I have set up the SP 2010 enterprise search to include searches in line-of-business data. (In my concrete case that would be data from Dynamics CRM 2011 but I hope that is not relevant). I have ...
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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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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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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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Incompatible Database Name in SharePoint Server Search - Help

the windows application event log reports numerous errors for sharepoint Event 2583 (SharePoint Server Search) of severity 'Error' occurred 20 more time(s) and was suppressed in the event log ...
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Search_Service_Application_DB permissions

All of the sudden no one can get to their profiles in our SharePoint 2010 Enterprise environment. A lovely unexpected error message pops up. Comparing the correlation ID with the ULS logs, it appears ...
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People search blank until page refreshed

On a recent installation users have reported that when searching for someone the results page is initially blank when they click on "People" in Search Center to filter results by people rather than ...
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Managed properties in display templates giving null

I created custom display template for ms word documents, I'm able to get values like Path,SPSiteURL, ServerRedirectURL..etc, but when when i try to access 'Site' im getting null in it, I'm trying to ...
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Sorting in Search.asmx querypacket

I have this querypacket to query Search.asmx service, and get back the results, stored in queryXML object, I can retrieve data successfully, but I can't figure out how to sort this data on any field I ...
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Possible to have the same Search Navigation across all sites in a site collection in SP2013?

Just like using scopes in SharePoint 2010, is it possible to assign the same Search Navigation options to all sites in a site collection, so they share the same verticals?