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I'm creating a new ClientContext:

ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(targetUrl);

When trying to do a simple search:

KeywordQuery keywordQuery = new KeywordQuery(clientContext);
keywordQuery.QueryText = "test";
SearchExecutor searchExecutor = new SearchExecutor(clientContext);
var results = searchExecutor.ExecuteQuery(keywordQuery);
context.ExecuteQuery();

The results are returned, but only for the site from the targetUrl used in the context. Is there any way to return results across all sites using .Net CSOM Search?

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I needed to add <AppPermissionRequest Scope=”http://sharepoint/search” Right=”QueryAsUserIgnoreAppPrincipal” /> to appmanifest.xml to query against the farm. Without setting this permissions, search will only return results from the site the app is installed on.

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You could tweak the query text by introducing ContentClass managed property, to retrieve results across all the sites:

keywordQuery.QueryText = "contentclass=\"STS_Web\" AND contentclass=\"STS_Site\"";
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    Thank you for the answer, but, I might have misspoke. I'm not trying to get all sites, I'm trying to search across all sites – Adam Jun 27 '14 at 12:18
  • Sorry, I meant to search across all sites but I missed out on some words. See my updated response. The query will you results across all sites. – Falak Mahmood Jun 27 '14 at 20:26

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