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

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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, ...
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SharePoint 2010 FAST Search Server, Single or Multi?

I was looking for some benchmarks on the search capabilities of FAST Search Server to try and determine whether or not we need a single or multi-server environment for FAST Search Server. Do any ...
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Can you use spmetal entities for FAST search?

Is there a good site for FAST search information, complete with sample code?
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Sharepoint 2010: Is FAST Search a separate install from Server and Foundation?

IS Sharepoint Search installed by default? If so, how do I know if it is installed?
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How does FAST ESP work in SharePoint 2010?

When we install FAST ESP, does it replace SharePoint 2010's search engine feature? If not then how exactly does it work with SP 2010 search engine?
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Sharepoint 2010: Full text plus faceted search over an External Content List using Search Services (or possibly FAST)

I have an External List over a products table in our database. I want to be able to build a search form over it via a full text search; in addition to being able to filter down on properties on my ...
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Managed MetaData Columns in FASTSearch

I have a FAST Search site collection and, in results.aspx, I'm trying to configure the 'Refinement Panel' web part so it displays my custom taxonomy which I've created in Managed MetaData service. If ...
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What is the best practice to implement search to index XML files?

In our SharePoint solution we need a service which can search and index XML files. At this moment we are using FAST, but are there other tools / applications / solutions which are free and easy to ...
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Configuring FAST 2010 Beta for SharePoint

Has anyone had luck configuring FAST 2010 beta with SharePoint 2010. I've followed all the instructions and it seems to crawl ok etc but in my fast search center when i do a search I get the following ...