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

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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" ...
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each site in sharepoint 2010 should have different scope list in dropdown

I want each site in sharepoint 2010 should have different scope list in dropdown. currently each site show same scope in dropdown list. pls help me to do this or suggest any solution for this ...
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Sharepoint Search Content source

i have ssp and have 10 content sources which crawl 10 different sites . . suppose i add a new content source . . i will add my site link in the content source and do full crawl . in search result i ...
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Search scope item count is zero when content source has items

I installed Search Server Express 2010 on a SharePoint Foundation farm. It's a pretty basic install - I let the Local SharePoint sites crawler finish and it found about 200 items. When I look at the ...
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Search scope rule not picking up matching items [closed]

I want to exclude certain documents from the All Sites search scope, if they have a column A value of X. Column A is a choice column with multiple values that exists in each document libraries (not a ...
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Why do crawls work, but scope contains 0 items?

We have got an interesting situation: http://intradev http://mysites Our Intranet is based on SharePoint 2010 server small farm with 2 servers. AD is Windows 2003. The Search crawls both sites just ...
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How do you set search so it always restricts to relevant area?

I've added a search box to my task list but it retrieves results from the entire site. How do I set it up so that it will always just get results from the tasks lists. I'm using the Advanced Search ...
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SiteCollection and Search Isolation

Assuming 1 Web Application with multiple site collections, is it possible to configure search to isolate search results to each site collection? I only want results that pertain to the site ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search not working

I have installed and configured SharePoint 2010 to run on the same box as the SQL Server its running from in Windows Server 2008 R2. Everything is working fine except the search. I have uploaded ...
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Extensibility of Sharepoint 2010 search functionality

My company is currently in the process of building a CMS on top of Sharepoint 2010. Part of the functionality of the CMS will require being able to have a searchbox that searches the contents of a ...
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Search in SSP giving error

While accesing Search scoped in SSP of web application, I am getting the following error: "The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central ...
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Publishing sites, search and the missing contentclass:STS_Site & STS_Web

This is an old issue I thought this was a bug in an specific environment after reading a couple of blogs it has made me think again... The issue is that SharePoint site collections and sites are not ...
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Restrict search to one field in a content type?

Simple question really how can I restrict the SharePoint search to only search against one field for a content type. I can create a scope for the content type but how do I go about restricting the ...
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Updating search scopes without waiting

When setting up a search scope, the UI says: Ready after next update (starts in XY minutes) Is there any way to make SharePoint 2007 process the search scope at my command?