Search Scope is the crawlers context given in Central Administration. The crawler indexes content based on Search Scope.

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SharePoint 2010 Search Issues - Scope not working!

I'm having some issues with Search and Search Scopes. Basically I have created a Search Center site and linked it to my site collection in Site Settings->Search Settings. But it doesn't seem to be ...
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Allow Search on a List or Document Library's Column Data

I have followed the instructions found here to attempt to crawl a Document Library's columns, so that the documents can be searched by additional properties of the List Item. After setting up the ...
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Sharepoint search returns nothing after configuring AAM

There is a sharepoint intranet site http://server_name:port with DNS xyz pointed to server_name. The issue could be realted to the way i have configured AAM. Here is the background about what was ...
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Scope with rules or modify the search result xml page?

Scenario: Site collection accessed by external users. so search needs to be within this site collection. Site collection has a document library with 20 documents. 4 pdfs and 16 "Link to a document" ...
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Setting up Search for a specific site collection

Say I have a site collection "Legal". Paralegals from outside (with temp AD account, via citrix) will be accessing the Legal site collection (http://portal.someISD.edu/Legal). I have about 40 ...
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difference between non-/ shared scopes

can someone point out for me the difference between shared scopes and non-shared scopes? I think one difference is that shared scopes are available in all site-collections, whereas non-shared scopes ...
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Overriding search control, contextual scope as default

I have a strange problem regarding the overriding of search delegate control in SharePoint 2007. The purpose of why i override it is to set drop down mode to show contextual scopes as default aka ...
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Setting up the “Search this Site” functionality in Mysites?

I have been able to configure "find people" on the top of the mysites page by setting it to people search results of the enterprise search center in "Setup MySites" settings from CA. However I cant ...
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Selecting contextual search scope

I have a question regarding the search scopes on sharepoint 2007. I want to create a feature that will be activated on a web scope. If the feature is activated on that site and in all document ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search - Site Collection - Managed Paths

I am having issues getting search to work in a Site Collection that is in a managed path. My site structure is as below: Publishing Site ---Managed Path -----Site Collection The search is working ...
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How to set an “and condition” in search query

I have a searchable column userd in more then a list. When I search with the search server (by code or by web) my content it works well... I need to use the same column "more times" in a query and ...
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Limit People Search Scope to Colleagues Only

I'm trying to define a scope down to just a person's colleagues but can't find the property I would use to create the rule. Thanks for help!
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Creating scope using Property Query

I'm trying to setup a search scope that uses a Property Query, but not getting the results I expect. The idea is that a specific site within my site collection has a set of pages that use taxonomy ...
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SharePoint 2010 search does not crawl a specific site in the site collection

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection based on a custom Publishing site definition. I'm trying to figure out why sub-sites and pages underneath a certain site (/Foo) are never included in my ...
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Search scopes have too few items

This question is difficult to describe, so bear with me please :) I'm trying to work out SharePoint 2010 searching and scopes. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those ...
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Search Scope has no content when anonymous access disabled

I'm trying to setup a few search scopes for my SharePoint 2010, Publishing Site with Workflow site. The majority of the site(s) will be available to the public, so anonymous access is enabled for site ...
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Keyword query string in SharePoint Search

I need to create custom search web part with 3 filters. First filter will have all list names in a dropdown box. Second filter will have particular list column values(only 2 values like active and ...
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Custom scope in SharePoint

I need to create a custom scope such that it should point to particular column in a list. Consider i am having a list with column which has values as yes and no. Now i need to create scope for these ...
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Search scope for list returning 0 items

I'm trying to add a search for a list of user manuals. I was following this link's instructions And I have the scope set up as, Scope Rule Type: Web Address Web Address: Folder: ...
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Programmatically change “Scope Display Group” order

I'm working with some custom search scopes, and adding them to a Scope Display Group. I'm wondering if it's possible to programmatically change the order within a display group, depending which site ...
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Search on site throws 'access denied' error or shows no results

In our to level site collection (which is a portal), and I've set the search center to my enterprise search site collection: /sites/search/pages. When I log in through ADFS and try to search anything ...
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Edit Search Dropdown ScopeDisplayGroup with Powershell Unauthorized

I am trying to edit the Searchbox Scopes dropdown ScopeDisplayGroup using Powershell using the following code (partly backwards engineered from the scope edit layouts page codebehinds): ...
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Missing search scopes drop down

I have restored a SharePoint site from one domain to another by content database backup and restore method.Site is working fine but it is missing search scopes. i did the same search configuration on ...
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Create a search scope for a document library

I'm having issues trying to create a search scope for a single document library. Do I just simply go to the scope settings in the search service application, create a new shared scope and add a new ...
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People search box results URL doesn't work

We are using SharePoint 2010. We are having a problem with the web part “People Search Box”. We created a custom page from a page layout and added the web part. We have edited the web part and ...
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Searching my custom BDC model errors

I wrote a custom BDC model, and it works. I can create a list, look at the items, look at a single item, create external data columns in other lists, etc. Now I created a content source to index ...
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How do I remove sites from the search results

I am trying to clean up my SharePoint search results. Alongside .aspx pages, the search is also returning sites (e.g. http://mywebsite/news), even when these site names have no similarities to the ...
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Possible to use “greater than” / “less than” in Scope Rules?

At first glance it appears that they force you to use "equals" as the operator. Does anyone know of a way to setup a rule that allows you to use "less than" and "greater than"? If not, would it be ...
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How to set up search scope for a subsite in sharepoint 2010

I have a site collection with multiple subsites. I am not using the root level site at all, only the subsites. I would like each subsite to have their search results only within the subsite. What are ...
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Search Scope with Rule on TaxonomyField

I've got a Termset for the corporate defined Taxonomy. Now I need to define a search scope that will limit my search results to content that has been tagged with particular values of this taxonomy. ...
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Excluding FBA users from people search

I've got a mixed environment with both AD users as well as FBA users. The FBA users are stored in a seperate ASP.NET membership database. Now when I use search, both AD and FBA users show up. I'd ...
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How to configure search to search by information inside of PDF documents

I want to setup my search in a way that when I search for information or documents in my search site, it allows me to search using information inside the document. What do I need to configure? Many ...
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Can we search a MOSS parent site from a child subsite?

I created a MOSS 2007 subsite and I need to enable searching in the parent site. Is this possible? Thank you.
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Renaming the OOTB contextual search scope (i.e. “This site: Site Name”)

I want to remove the "This site: " prefix from the OOTB contextual search scope. I realise I could hack this with JavaScript, however does anyone know of a supported way to achieve this?
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“The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when attempting to download the item”

I"m having a issue that I haven't found any way to resolve that. I ran crawler and then viewed crawl log, I saw "The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when attempting to download the ...
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Scope in your query does not exist

I'm developing a web part (in VS 2010 for SharePoint 2010) to seach all content in a Publishing Site Collection. I have the following code (just testing before I change the scope and the select ...
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Need guidance on setting up people search

I need some guidance on how to setup people search. Would this http://www.sharepoint911.com/blogs/laura/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?List=676af157-7d96-4e15-a987-54b8a3e4d948&ID=53 be a good link to ...
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How do I add People Search in the search drop down?

We have a new test box and I like to put people search in the main search drop down. How is it done? I tried googling and it talks about setting up user profile which I already did. and sync is ...
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Custom OSSSearchResults.aspx with Variations in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2010 Publishing site with two variation labels. At the site collection level, under Search Settings, search is configured as follows: Site Collection Search Center: Do not use ...
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Custom People Search URL not working in multiple locations

SharePoint 2010. When in my sites (profiles) the find people box goes to /SearchCenter/Pages/PeopleResults.aspx. I have a custom search based on a web part (searches our HR database not sharepoint ...
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Can you use wildcards in search scope rules?

I have a list on the root web of every site collection that I would like to create a scope for. I tried the following rule and got 0 results: folder = http:// servername /*/Lists/Listname If I ...
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how to make a search scope as default item displayed in searchbox dropdown

How to make a search scope as default item displayed in searchbox dropdownsplayed in searchbox dropdown? I have dropdown box placed next to Logo and this currently shows scope to search people . ...
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How do I add Additional element?

People Search - Search Options - pick list >> Is there a way to make "GlobalAccount" and "SalesRegion" to be Pick List in the people search's search option? Both of this fields are showing as input ...
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“Specified Cast is Not Valid” in PowerShell When Getting a Display Group for Search

When run, this code returns an error on the last line "Error Calling GetDisplayGroup with 2 arguments, Specified cast is not valid". $site=get-spsite http://xxx/sites/xxx ...
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Search Control for a Publishing Site

Need some help around the search control as it relates to a publishing site using SP 2010. Right now we have a site that is using this control in the Master. the issues I am having are as ...
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How are you crawling content in SharePoint 2010?

I'm working with SharePoint 2010 Enterprise and we are using Search Server 2010 with the publishing workflow and a Forms Based Authentication on our main Web App, our Web Application is extended to a ...
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MOSS 2007 Search Scope Items “not available”

Search is working for my first site collection. Then I did backup/restore and the new site collection search is not working. I checked teh crawl and its crawling, however in the Search Scope items it ...
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SP 2010: Scopes not updated for Web Applications using Claims BAsed Authentication

I have configured a web application with Claims Based Authentication because it needs to use FBA. I've created a search scope in the central admin to query all documents in my web app: contentclass = ...
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Maxiumum number of search scopes

Is there a maxiumum number of search scopes that can be configured in SharePoint 2007? We could potentially have 720 search scopes. Will SharePoint be able to scale to this level? The reason we have ...
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SharePoint 2010 add a new search scope programmatically

You can add a new search scope via PowerShell: New-SPEnterpriseSearchQueryScope -SearchApplication "Search Service Application" -Name NewSearchScope -Description "New Search Test Scope" ...