FAST Search Server for SharePoint is an optional search solution for SharePoint 2010.

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What are the steps to change of Search Module Database Storage drive?

I want to change Database Storage Drive of Search Module. Anybody knows how can I do this?
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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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fast search scope not getting updated

I have two different host name for example http://contosoold and http://contosonew in content source. Now i had created a scope to include results from "hotname=http://contosoold.com/". In the ...
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Architecture and Capacity planning for FAST search farm

We are building our new fast farm and have plans to put up one column of Physical servers for FAST indexing and crawling. We will be crawling around 15 million items including SharePoint sites, ...
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SharePoint 2010 FAST Search not returning results from SharePoint 2007 content source

I have FAST setup on SharePoint 2010. I can index the SP 2010 web application without issues and search results return for this web application. Since we are in the middle of the migration from SP ...
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API compatibility between FAST Search Server and Search Server 2010 Express

I'm looking to feed content into FAST Search Server . However, for development purposes, I would ideally use Search Server 2010 Express which is free to download and use. Before going down that road, ...
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Finding FastSearch server name

I installed FastSearch for SP2010. While configuring it asked me for it's server name and default port, now I don't remember setting the server name while installing because I uninstalled and ...
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How to create a large (multi-line) text column that is indexed by FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010

I am trying to create a multi-line text column in a document library, to hold raw textual content of OCR'd fax documents so that it can be crawled, indexed, and searched. I have been unable to ...
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Querying FAST Search Server for Sharepoint from Search Webparts

I'm new to SharePoint and FAST. In SharePoint 2007 implementation for our projects we used "Esp-Searchapi" for querying the back-end FAST ESP 5.3. As we are now migrating to SharePoint 2010 and FAST ...
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Fast search crawling issue

In our scenario we are having three lists in which the content in the lists are placed in the FAST through indexing and we need to use FQL to get the content to other sources for publishing (In our ...
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Multiple Propset Guid Mapped to a Category

I'm working in a powershell scrip for F4SP 2010 server that reads lines from a .csv file and creates the mappings between managed properties a crawled properties. I don't have much problem, just a ...
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HTML content from crawled properties in SP Site

I've been working on a step for F4SP 2010, where I had to get the HTML content from the Site crawled of Sharepoint, and get a div into it. My question is not how to do that. I have the main problem ...
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sharepoint fast-search(FQL) querytext for sharepoint people search

I am new in sharepoint 2010 and I want to make a FQL query For People search One other thing in sharepoint search MSSQLFt works fine But in fast-search Some fields are not search.Like Department and ...
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Looking to integrate open source sharepoint connector with SearchBlox

Has anyone modified the open source google connector to work with SearchBlox? If not, how easy would it be to change the connector to index to the SearchBlox REST API. ...
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I would like to CRAWL ONLY SPECIFIC ITEM/DOCUMENT to FAST Search Server 2010? Programatically?

I would like to Crawl particular Item. To the FAST Search Server. I don't wanted to do Incremental/Full Crawl. I can write event Handler when new Item and Check for Specific condition. If the ...
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Regex Query Against FAST Search 2010

I'm looking for a way to do searches with FAST Search Server 2010 based on Regular Expressions. For instance, I'd like to be able to use: ^\d{3}-\d{2}-\d{4}$ And have it return any content ...
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Mssearch.exe crashes when performing full crawl on FAST Search Server

We are having some issues getting a full crawl to complete in our FAST Search evironment. We are attempting to crawl ~24 million records from SQL Server 2008 R2. The crawl process (mssearch.exe) ...
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Fast Search Server For SharePoint 2010 Sorting Turkish Character Problem

I want to sort "DisplayName" column which is type of string. DisplayName column has a managed property which have sortable and queryable property. DisplayName colomn has some Turkish character. I used ...
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WebPart which displays a list with information about pages: What is the best way to search/filter this list

I have a webpart, which displays a list with information (title, creation date) about publishing pages under the current web site. Above this list there should be a search form (filter) to search ...
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How to show results of one-to-many relationship in search results?

We have a one-to-many relationship between a document library (with 150,000 documents) and a custom list storing additional metadata. We're looking to show the additional metadata from all of the ...
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Get all items from custom content type in Fast Search

I want to get all items of a custom content type while using fast search. I want to use keyword search but i also could use fql. Can somebody show me how to do this in code? I'm getting restults for ...
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BCS StreamAccessor method

I've implemented a StreamAccessor method for my BCS indexing connector. My source is an SQL database which has a table that contains records. Some of the records have links to files. My problem is ...
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FAST Search Security Trimming of non Windows External Content Types

We have integrated a back-end web application into SharePoint 2010 using the BCS and the OOTB Web Services connector. The data in the backend system is protected by ACLs and we need these ACLs to be ...
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Microsoft Enterprise Search (FAST) without SharePoint?

Microsoft's FAST enterprise search product used to be a stand-alone product before being purchased by Microsoft. It is now re-branded as Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint. My question ...
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FAST Search Server Space Issues

on my FAST Search Server 2010 installation I have a 350 GB data drive that the FAST instance is installed on. It usually runs about 200 GB full at any given time (between the enormous page file and ...
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Duplicate profiles showing up in SharePoint 2010 search results

Ok, this one is a bit odd. In my environment we have FAST Search Server 2010, everything is configured and working properly. Recently we had to run a full profile sync in the User Profile Service ...
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Getting ModifiedBy in a KeywordQuery

I want to da a keywordquery because it shoul work with Sharepoint Enterprise and FAST Search. And all i want is to get the 10 last modified documents from a search application. My problem is, that i ...
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Customize FAST Search Form on Results.ASPX

My business case requires four custom fields which are cascading drop down lists (Country > Region > State / Prov > City. The selection from the 4th dropdown list will result in a value that will be ...
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Refinement WebPart - DetectedLanguage Category

I'm in the process to customize a search results page and I'm using the Refinement WebPart to target some metadata for which the client wants some drill-down. The client is bilingual, and wants to ...
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Core Results WebPart - Fetched Properties Error and FAST

I'm having a weird problem I'm trying to understand and resolve. I'm provisionning through a feature a custom search results page (and a page layout, master page, css file and xslt stylesheet). When ...
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Search results refinement based on document contents keywords

Do any of the search versions for SharePoint 2010 allow refinement of results based on keywords that appear within documents? I know that the standard search functionality allows for searching within ...
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How to calculate the potential number of crawled items for SharePoint 2010 FAST Search?

If you were to do the capacity planning for SharePoint 2010 FAST Search I need to know the potential number of crawled items. How do I come about this number without having to actually crawl? Is there ...
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Multiple Search Refiners in Same Category

Does anyone know if there is an easy way to convert the standard SharePoint refiner pane to allow multiple refinement choices within a single category? For example, putting a check box next to the ...
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SharePoint Server Search - Internal Server Error when searching

I presently have two Search Service Applications configured, correctly, on the farm. One is for routine searching of SharePoint whereas the other is for our enterprise searching via FAST. In either ...
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Site Collection Web Analytics reports numbers are incorrect

We are experiencing problems with the reports from the site collection web analytics. We use SharePoint Server with FAST search on a public facing web site. Our SharePoint solution is only used for ...
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FAST 2010 Search and SharePoint 2010 Search - Advanced Search, Date Properties

I have a SharePoint Site Collection with regional settings changed to dd/mm/yyyy overall, all date picker controls change and I get the dd/mm/yyyy format. I have an Enterprise Search Center in which ...
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GridView showing FAST results and inline editing items

I'm in the following scenario: I have a single custom list coupled with a document library (for the 'attachments'). Search on this list and the attachments is done by FAST Search. All search results ...
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Querying FAST using custom FQL and Content Sources

I am leveraging Mossman's FAST for SharePoint Query Tool, the FAST UI, and the Enterprise Search Portal to assist me in narrowing the results to a specific content source. From my research I know the ...
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Is Fast Search able to extract file metadata?

I was not able to find if Fast Search is able to extract meta data from files. I'm not talking about meta data in the SharePoint document library, but meta data specific to file formats. Especially : ...
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FAST Search & Managed Metadata Service

We have a FAST Search application set up that is indexing data in an external datastore. We have a large number of FAST Keywords and Synonyms applied directly within the FAST setup, but we would like ...
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Querying SharePoint 2010 Search — FAST

I have constructed a simple web application following the MSDN walk-through as a guide: Here is the Code Behind: Protected Sub btnQuery_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles ...
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FAST Search Crawl DB sizing

Do we follow the standard (5% of content IIRC) sizing metrics for Crawl DBs when using FAST as our search server, within our Content SSA; or are there separate metrics for FAST (ie. is the crawl ...
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How do I customize the FAST People Search results?

I would like to add the user's pager number (which we display the extension) to display in the FAST people search results. Any help would be appreciated! Update I modified the FetchProperties on ...
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Database requirement for fast for sharepoint 2010?

We would like to install Fast for Sharepoint 2010 in our medium scall Sharepoint 2010 Farm and would like to know how many databases are required and what about the other Database requirements? I ...
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Anyone successfully inherited from CoreResultsWebpart with FAST Search as the provider?

I created a dummy webpart which inherits the CoreResultsWebpart. If I add the built-in SharePoint Search SSA to the default application proxy group, this webpart renders results just like the normal ...
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Fast Search for SharePoint disk space

I have setup Fast Search for SharePoint 2010 as a stand alone server and I have ran the full crawl of my sharepoint sites. I don't see any index files on my fast server. Is all the indexed content ...
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Fast Search Installation for SharePoint 2010 farm

I would just like to know if I want to install Fast Search for SharePoint 2010 on a separate server then the SharePoint Farm servers. Do I need to install SharePoint 2010 on the Fast Server itself? Is ...
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How do I integrate FAST Search with MOSS 2007?

We have two servers: Server1: MOSS 2007 content with ESP web parts Server2: SP 2010 acting as query server We need to crawl the Server1 content from Server2, and installed ESP web parts on Server1 ...
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How to Configure FAST Search in Sharepoint 2010

Friends, Can anyone please refer me to some links or step-by-step guide on HOW TO CONFIGURE FAST SEARCH for Sharepoint 2010. After configuring it what settings need to be made in Central Admin to ...
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People Results and Thumbnail previews not working in Fast Search Server for SharePoint 2010

My site uses SSL. I am getting the following error in the Application log: An operation failed because the following certificate has validation errors: Subject Name: CN=www.mycompany.net, ...