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

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SharePoint 2013 Result Sources - Combining BCS Content Source with SP Content Source - Only See SP Content Source

Scenario: Content Source 1 : Standard SharePoint Local Sites Content Source 2 : BCS Application Seek to create 1 Unified Search Result from a Common Result Source.. I have been trying to combine a ...
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SharePoint 2013 People Search not working

On our farm, People searches (this site) return no results while the "everything" search center returns results, even results from people. Some background on the farm: We have a web app with 2 AAMs, ...
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Advanced Search web part giving error

I am trying to add an "Advanced Search" web-part to my web-part page. Currently the web part is raising an error object reference is not set to instance of object. Full stack trace recovered from ...
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Custom KeywordQuery ignores scope until I visit viewscopes.aspx

I have a setup with two farms. Farm A is the front-end farm where web applications are hosted and farm B is the service farm where the search service + others are hosted. I have set up a custom ...
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Search Scope for searching a Document Library

I am creating a Search scope For fetching a Document library in my site. Below are the steps which I have tried: SiteActions-->SiteSettings-->SiteCollectionAdministration-->SearchScope. Clicked on ...
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Custom Sort property not showing

I follow this post http://manish-sharepoint.blogspot.com/2010/04/creating-new-sort-property-in-fast.html and add a custom sort property, in order to use in the search actions links web part. But when ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search Scope Get documents that are modified in the last 2 years

I am trying to create a new SharePoint search scope that will return all the word documents in the results page. I also need to add a restriction that the results only show documents that have been ...
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Content by Search WebPart to search only in subwebs

Is it possible (and when yes, how?) to configure a Content by Search WebPart (SP2013) to search only items in current web and subwebs? For example I have a CBSWP on a page with path: http://site/web1/...
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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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Birthdays this week

Currently I'm trying to use the user profile field 'Birthday' to show upcoming birthdays using a search query. This is the search query: contentclass:spspeople AND Birthday>{today} The search ...
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Search service is saying it's off, but is showing as started in central administration

So i've got a sharepoint enterprise deployment set up. I'm trying to configure a search scope, but the system keeps showing me this error: "The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services ...
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Malformed search query

I'm trying to perform search on a single list using FullTextSqlQuery. I found example here, but given this query: "SELECT Title,ContentType,Path FROM portal..scope() WHERE freetext('" + query + "') ...
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Count in people scope is large than the users count in user profiles service application

I am facing issue with the large difference in people count in search scope and user profile service application. Total count of User profile is :1,558 Total count in search scope is 5230 Please ...
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Search box to search a list in Sharepoint 2007

I have a custom page in Sharepoint 2007 to which I've added a web part that displays a list. How can I wire up search box to search the list? The search box needs to do a LIKE keyword search on the '...
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Use people results to show only users having access to current site collection

We've an Office365 site with more than 30K people using it, and we are using people search to show these users. This shows all the users in the tenant. But we need to show only people having access to ...
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Fine tuning search

We (company wise) are using SP13. We have a document library containing information that should not be found when doing a search on the page - e.g. on the Home page using "Search entire site. I have ...
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Use Content Source as a refiner for Search

In SharePoint 2013, how do I add a refiner in the Search Refinement for the Content Source name (as defined in Central Administration) ?
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Create a local Scope for a 2010 Site collection in 2013 Search

I have a SharePoint 2010 farm with a specific site collection that requires a site collection level scoped search. however, I use SharePoint 2013 Search farm for my crawling and enterprise search site....
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How to exclude Admin Acounts from People Search Result

I would like to remove all the Admin accounts from People Search results. I have seen several ways to do it. I didn't want to add a new field in the AD to indicate whether the account is an admin ...
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Site Owner \ Site members managed property has no Crawled Properties

Anyone have a solution for getting the site owner details in search? Also why the Site Owner and Site members managed property has no Crawled Properties associated with it.
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Restrict search to one field in a content type?

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 search to just the one ...
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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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Selecting multiple scopes in advanced search page (FS4SP)

We have created a custom scopes using powershell scripts in new FAST Search in SP 2010 and all seems to be working fine while searching the keywords by selecting single scope.But when we select ...
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Restrict SharePoint Results

We want to restrict the shown subsites in our result search webpart to only the first subsite and not all subsites in the subsite. I try to explain it to you with a example... We have a Site ...
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access denied trying to get search Result Scopes in SharePoint 2013

I have been trying to get to show all search scopes in sharepoint 2013. I can get remote Scopes, shared Scopes, and Local(web/site) Scopes, but I do not see the custom scopes that a user creates. I ...
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MOSS 2007 scopes in a custom-built advanced search page

I'm attempting (futilely) to create a custom advanced search page for my department's SharePoint site. I've been using this article as a guide, http://tqclarkson.com/2007/10/26/creating-a-custom-...
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How to fetch results from task content type using ContentType search scope in SharePoint 2013?

I have 2 content types Form Task & Document Task having parent content type as Task. Now i have created 2 custom list Form Task List & Document Task List(not the task list) and added the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Search

Can anyone help me with the Search function in SharePoint. I have tried all the steps which the link provided http://blogs.technet.com/b/wbaer/archive/2009/11/23/step-by-step-provisioning-the-search-...
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Search scopes - display groups error?

When I click on Search Scope Settings -> Display Groups, I encounter the following error: The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central ...
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ShP2013 - Employee Directory filter (only from specific domain)

I have Employee Directory which shows all employees, rooms etc. but I want to have in my search results only people from "specific domain: mydomain.com". How I can do that?
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Incomplete Items in Search Scope and Result

On the Search Scope of our site, referencing to the /Pages path and performed a full crawl. However after the crawl I only got 2 items but on my pages folder I have 4309 Items. I know that the Items ...
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Using Result Source with CoreResultsWebPart

I am in the process of migrating a SP2010 solution to 2013. Previously we had a CoreResultsWebPart configured to use a Search Scope, but as this functionality has been removed in 2013, the advice ...
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search box scoped to a managed property

I have created a managed property called speakers and it is working well when I use the following format speaker:nameofspeaker on the search box. However I intend to use a search web part ...
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Searching items only from a single list

Can you please guide me on how to search items from a single list? I want to use the site collection settings like Result sources option to get the details. Should I create a page and use Search ...
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How do you define source for “Find an item” contextual search in 2013?

I'm a bit confused by the complexity of SharePoint 2013's search functions and was hoping to get help. I created a simple contact list for all our field techs. Our dispatcher wanted to be able to ...
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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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Content Search - Display only custom library templates types

I am trying to get a Content Search WP to return only Doc Libraries created using a custom Library template. I have tried the following but doesn't seem to work: contentclass=...
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How To Specify A Site Collection To Use A Specific Search Service Application

My SharePoint 2013 farm has two search services. I want different site collections to use a specific search service. Im not sure if this is the correct/best way but I was thinking of creating a site ...
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List view search box not woking properly

The search box in list view does not return newly created items. But after sometime if you search it will show the item. After creating the new item the item is visible on the list but if I try to ...
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Returning custom columns when using search API sourceid

I am attempting to search a specific custom content type using SharePoint Online's REST Search API. Here is the URL Request. _api/search/query?sourceid='d0aa2c2e%2D7709%2D46f1%2D835a%2D244f483e4b0e' ...
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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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New Search Scope

I'm creating a new search scope which is set to include all content from a specific sub site. I am aware that I need to wait for the scheduled (or manual) update to run before the scope is ready ...
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Web-part search from Scopes to Result Sources

I have a customized search web-part developed for SP2010 wich according to the source code is using Scopes in its query-string. The whole SP environment is now migrated to SP2013, and Scopes are no ...
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Search documents from more than one site

I need to have a search which will search documents from more than one site collection and filter with the document libraries within the site collections. That means there should be 2 filters: 1st ...
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No of items in search scope and content source is diferent for same site

I can see 685 items crawled in crawl log of content source but when I add same site in search scope, then item count which I am getting is only 2. Stucked with this.. Please let me know what is going ...
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Edit scope rule after migration from SP2010 to 2013

We're running SP2010 under http://sp2010 (example), I did a test migration to 2013 and call it http://2013 We're not doing the visual upgrade yet so stuck with SP2010 search web parts (using scopes ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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limit search on custom column of pages library

I am very new to search. I have been searching this but could not find any. Here is my problem: We have a custom column created for Pages Library EdwSearchTag. When ever we add file to pages library, ...
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How to I exclude all users in a AD group from People Search?

I have a group of people that we do not want to show up in people search. All of these individuals are part of a certain AD group. They all also have a consistent AD field (their job title is all the ...
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Refine search get aspx pages only based on tags

I have to search all the aspx pages in my site-collection based on tags. For example - Tag "finance" has been added to finReport.aspx and denialsReport.aspx. So when user search finanace, it should ...