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

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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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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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FastSearch Sharepoint2010: Getting error failed to load Nodestate.xml from the fastsearch installation directory

I have been trying to crawl the documents from sharepoint 2010 , which was working earlier and now i see there no sucess at all . later i figured out that there was error thrown failed to connect ...
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FAST Query Language Syntax

I'm running nested Fast Query on SP 2010. Is this syntax correct? OR ( string("London", mode="phrase") , string("ullamcorper et blandit", mode="phrase") , AND (string("publish", mode="phrase"), ...
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Crawl .config files

I have a fileshare with several thousands .config files (xml files) - and several thousands of other files. I added the .config files to the allowed file-types and restarted search. Apparently the ...
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Don't Search Attachments in Search

I want my scope to not search in attachments that list item has. I have a scope which is searching in a list and displaying some of it's column. But when we search it's searching in attachments also ...
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Don't Search for BlackList words in Fast Search

Their will be a sharepoint list containing some words. If a word is searched in FAST search and is in that list it should not be searched. How to do this.
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Sharepoint Fast Search, long response time on first query

In my SharePoint Fast Search, when I search "something" for the first time it takes 10 seconds (heavy time), but if I search again for the same word it takes 2 seconds. Why for the first time it is ...
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Getting “ Failed to create session with content distributor. Unknown collection 'SP'” error for SharePoint 2010 Fast Search

I am getting "Failed to connect to **:13391 Failed to create session with content distributor. Unknown collection 'SP'" error for SharePoint 2010 Fast Search. I ran this command ...
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Show related entities in FAST search results

I've successfully created a .net assembly BCS to crawl external data in my enviorment. The BCS include an AssociationNavigator to crawl related entities based on foreign key. When i perform a crawl ...
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programmatically get SharePoint Fast search content sources

Need help to complete my Csharp program. I have four content sources in my farm. I need to get all the content sources and start full crawl if the content source is idle. What is the best way to ...
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Does Sharepoint 2010 search webpart support danish character?

I am using search webpart (SP 2010). This webpart displayes title and other information. My title contains some danish character, but when I enter Ø or Å i get ? .
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Error when result set to more than 2000 while querying Fast Search Server for Sharepoint

I developed a tool which allows user to select some Managed Properties (e.g. FileName, Author, FileType, Publisher etc) and a textbox to enter a search term. The result what we get is a tabular data ...
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Jquery + Instant Search / Filter of a list

I've seen a clip on bentedder.com where this developer got instant search (filter) to work within a webpart list view. I find this may be very useful for general 911/411 annoucements and archive if i ...
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FAST thumbnails not showing up when search is displayed inside an iFrame

When I make a search via FAST directly in the browser, my docx and pptx files appear with a thumbnail image. I can even preview pptx documents in the search page. However, when I show the search ...
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How to remove Duplicated values in People search box webpart Fast Search 2010?

when i am search on PeopleResults.aspxpage at that bind duplicated values on People search box webpart. i am checking every properties on that webpart.but nothing to worked. Here is screenshot : ...
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What is the syntax for a search query that returns items that link to a given url

A user would like functionality in search similar to Google's link: prefix. They would like to find 'all documents that link to a given url.' The environment uses FAST, so any SharePoint or FAST ...
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Configuration Fast Search 2010

i am trying to install Sharepoint 2010 Fast Search on a separate server. How i can communicate from Fast Search Server to Sharepoint server? How i can install fast search in a separate server which ...
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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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Filtering documents (.docx) and web pages (html/aspx) files in Fast Search for Sharepoint 2010

We are setting up FAST Search for SharePoint environment and to provide certain back-end Audit we developed and application which returns the metadata of all the fields to know what is in and what is ...
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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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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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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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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 ...