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

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Site collection search scope - exclude rule for dispform/allitems.aspx

I have created a site collection search scope and I am trying to exclude dispform.aspx and allitems.aspx from the search results. The crawl rule at the site collection scope doesn't seem to work with ...
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Search scope shows Empty - Add rules

I've created a new search scope and set up a rule for it but I think there's still something I need to do to activate it since in update status it's showing 'Empty - Add rules'. What am I missing to ...
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How can i enable sharepoint custom search scope in code?

I want to enable custom scopes in sharepoint in code. Any ideas how to do this?
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A good method for setting the search scope using radio buttons?

I am looking for some guidance on a good method to allow the user to set the search scope using radio buttons instead of selecting a scope from the scope pull-down. I am using the SmallSearchInputBox. ...
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To restrict the scope of the search: Site or Site Collection

i will have 3 sites for three different departments. I was thinking to locate them in a single site collection. But there is a requirement that in any departments search result only that site must be ...
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How can I set my site's default search scope to be “This Site”?

I understand you can set the site collection's search scope settings at "Site Collection Administration>Search Settings". Is there a way, in SharePoint 2010 Foundation, we can set the scope solely for ...
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Trying to add rules to search scope results in “Error: The search service is currently offline.”

SharePoint 2007 Farm Environment. 1 Web Front End and 1 Index Server. Running version 12.0.0.6557. The problem arises on any site collection not part of the main portal. For example if I go to site ...
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Can I Exclude Sites from a Search Scope Based on Permissions

I would like to create a rule in a search scope that will exclude any sites that a specific AD group has permissions to. We have some sites that broad AD groups (ie: authenticated users) have access ...
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SharePoint 2007: Items in Search Administration cannot open

The application I working on is developed on top of SharePoint 2007 environment, the issue I faced is in CA's Search Administration, all the items like Content Source, Scope and etc cannot click, when ...
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SharePoint Managed Metadata Crawled Property Search Scope

I'm currently working on a SharePoint Search Scope that uses a property query on a managed metadata field. Unfortunately I have had little to no luck with this so far and was looking to see if anyone ...
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Save search functionality in the SharePoint 2010 Page

I have an OOTB Advance Search and Results Page in SP 2010. I like to add a link for "Save Search" to enable users to save their search criteria. When user clicks on search and check the save search ...
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Unexpected ListItem in Scope

I've defined a new scope for a search service application. The scope's got one simple rule - content type = particular content type. I'm finding that when I query this scope (FullTextSQLQuery) it's ...
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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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SharePoint Search

I currently have a Homepage and then 4 site collections within that. I have added a search bar for users to search for all documents. When I do the search 0 results come up and I can't figure this ...
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Search Bar Scope Dropdown not visible on My Sites?

I customized My Sites to look like regular SharePoint 2010 sites so that when the ribbon is not active the logo/header of a company is visible AND I added the placeholder for the search barin that ...
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Retrieving search scopes from current site collection

I've did some research on Internet and found some code examples how to retrieve search scopes, but when I try to execute it fails, what do I do wrong? Here is the code: SPServiceContext ...
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Why is the SearchBoxEx scopes drop-down displaying duplicates?

We have a SearchBoxEx control defined as follows: <SPSWC:SearchBoxEx SearchResultPageURL="/Pages/SearchResults.aspx" id="searchControl" RegisterStyles="false" ...
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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 is a difficult question I am trying to figure out how SharePoint 2010 Search and Scope works. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those sites. The sites are all ...
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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.