We have about 10 million items in our webapp that we crawl. The owners created a special search page that searches the items using the search API but only searches the filename and metadata, not the contents. To speed up crawl, is there a way to keep crawl from crawling the contents of the files and only grab the filenames and metadata to populate the index with?


There's no option as far as I'm aware. You should look at infrastructure if you're having crawl performance issues.

  • If we knew all the documents were PDFs, could we remove the iFilter? That would prevent crawl from crawling the content but still log the file and metadata into the index correct?
    – Semada
    Sep 9 '19 at 13:56

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