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Questions tagged [crawl]

Crawl is the process used by a Search Service Application to read content to be indexed and made available through search.

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What's the best way to get to Crawl log in SharePoint Online 2013?

In SPO, Search suddenly stopped working. Can't even locate files from inside document libraries. Where is the crawl log in SPO?
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How to prevent a SharePoint web part from being crawled

We have a custom web part for our SharePoint 2007 farm that calls a very large report (lots of views and stored procs being called) that is used on hundreds of pages on team sites and MySites. We get ...
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SharePoint Online Search Crawling

How can I define Sharepoint Online crawling schedule? I need that the crawling, be executed in the shortest possible time. Thanks.
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2013 - Still getting Crawl failures due to SSL even though Ignore SSL Warnings has been set

I've been getting trying to get the search crawl to work on an internal document store for my department. I keep getting the following TopLevel error : An unrecognized HTTP response was received ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Auto Create Managed Property not work

Hi i developed a site column, custom content type and a list definition. I set the value for this column and started crawling but i don't find these properties in search schema. If i add this column ...
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Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access

we have the error in Windows Eventlog in Workspace server: The start address https://edited.com cannot be crawled. Context: Application 'Search_Service_Application', Catalog 'Portal_Content' Details:...
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SP2013, full crawl error: The content processing pipeline failed to process the item. ( Index was out of range. Must be non

I am using sp2013 standard. I first reset the index. And after this I did a full crawl. In the crawl history I see many errors like this below. What is going wrong? sps3://amijnprofiel.myCompany.com/...
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Microsoft.CustomDictionaryDeployment fails even if search content access account has reading permissions

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 installation, that is driving me nuts. The same error appears in the event logs every 10 minutes: The Execute method of job definition 'Microsoft.Office....
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Difference between Continious Crawl and Incremental Scheduled Crawl?

I am trying to configure my environment, but am confused about which option to use for my search, Continious Crawl or Scheduled Incremental Crawl? What is the real difference?
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Crawled properties vs Managed Properties

I have added a managed metadata site column to a custom list. The crawled property will automatically be created after first crawl. My question is when the managed property will be created? Second ...
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Disabling items in search (time)

When I disable a list from appearing in a search, does this: Take effect immediately Require a crawl Take an unspecified amount of time Other I have a reference list that is appearing in search and ...
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Lowering Continuous Crawl time via PowerShell

I've been reading up on new SharePoint 2013 features, and continuous crawl plus the new Content Search Web Parts will do wonders for our SharePoint project. However, by default the Continuous Crawl is ...
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Error while crawling LOB contents

I have configured and run sample code taken from the MSDN website for a custom BCS indexing connector sample for Sharepoint 2013: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/SharePoint-2013-MyFileConne-79d2ea26 ...
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Improve Crawl rate

We have 2 wfe, and 2 AS. We have 18,000 sites worth 500GB of data in 5 content DBs We have continuous crawl enabled every 15 minutes, but every crawl takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have ...
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Indexing PDF in SP2013: iFilter parser error, No filter installed for extension 'pdf'

When I attempt to index PDF files I get an error from the Crawl log in Central Admin: “Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser error. (…) No filter installed for extension ‘pdf’” To ...
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What is the source of this Crawl Error `The item could not be indexed successfully because the item failed in the indexing subsystem`

Once in a while my full-crawl fails and stops working properly. The crawllogs show this error for all items crawled. The item could not be indexed successfully because the item failed in the ...
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Login issues with the search service application, the crawler and the database

the search service of the the farm is not responding properly. In particular the crawler component is having troubles. When I search for something I get this: I am constantly seeing the following ...
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Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser error

Sp2013 Standard Server. Search Type: continuous Crawl Search Content Source: Local SharePoint Site Configuration DB Version:15.0.4551.1001 Processing this item failed because of a IFilter parser ...
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People search value not returning results

This is for SharePoint 2010. Hello, We have added a custom field to our People Search results called Foreign Languages. If you search for a person, the value shows up in the results. However, if ...
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Which content source is responsible for updating the NumComments field?

We're running SP13 and have a news functionality based on the standard blog site template. A content by search web part is being used to roll up the content and display it on the homepage. We copied ...
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exclude top navigation from sharepoint search

How do i exclude top navigation in sharepoint 2010 site from being seen by SharePoint search. I have tried adding noindex class to the control as below but it doesn't work. <asp:...
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force cancel current crawl

Is there a way to fully cancel a search crawl via Powershell or Central Administration? I have a current crawl going and it is sitting at 1209:04:57 for the duration. It has been in the Stopping ...
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How can I get external content crawled into SharePoint online index

I have SharePoint online and I want to add external content to the index. So far I have it set up that the external content is put into an external list using BCS. The content passes through a WCF ...
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Is Full Crawl needed when main characteristics of managed property are updated

While editing any managed property from the Central administration's Search service application we can notice number of main characteristics of the property, such as Searchable, Queryable, Retrievable ...
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Does Reindex Document Library button in settings impact crawl schedule?

If I go into Advanced Setting in my document library and click Reindex Document Library, this will flag the library as needing a full crawl, but will it expedite that? I don't have access to the ...
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Applying new SharePoint Enterprise Search Query Topology fails with Crawl Component cannot be dismounted

I am trying to scale out our search topology by adding a new Index Partition and Query Servers. The approach that is being taken is using PowerShell to build a new SharePoint Search Query Topology ...
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Separate Crawl Farm and UPS Configuration

SharePoint 2016 Enterprise. We have a dedicated crawl farm continuously crawling our content farm. Where do I need to provision the User Profile Service? On the crawl farm or the content farm?
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Continuous Crawl set up, but log shows full and incremental crawls that last forever

Several times I have destroyed and re-implemented Search Service Application. I've specified Continuous Crawl, but when I do that, the drop down box for scheduling incremental crawls changes from ...
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Scaling out Search Crawl service

I have a large content database on a Sharepoint 2010 site collection (130GB). The search crawl component which has a job to index items in the site collection is taking too long and in the process ...
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2 site collections in the same web app, but only one gets crawled, why?

There is a root web application https://webapp.domain.com And it hosts 2 host-named site collections https://sites.domain.com https://teams.domain.com "webapp" is the Content Source. The crawl ...
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Sharepoint Search 2016 crawl files from db field

I am implementing a Content Enrichment Web Service and so far, so good. But I was wondering if it was possible: To return a byte stream to the search engine instead of a type in a managed property. ...
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BCS Incremental crawl running longer than full crawl in SharePoint 2016

We have configured BCS search in SharePoint 2016. Created External content type with Sharepoint Designer and created Content Source using with External content type.(Source in Documentum). While run ...
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Crawl Database disk almost out of capacity

We have a huge SharePoint environment running which has one server running exclusive for crawling. The disk of this server only has 60gb left of space and we are planning in switching it for a larger ...
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SharePoint Publishing home page not indexed

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection with several webs. For a given web I have: Page A is an article page and the home page. Page B is an article page in the same web. If I make a change to the ...
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SharePoint 2013 list search results intermittent

I have a SharePoint 2013 list with a multiple line of text column. (Column is rich text enhanced.) Versioning is applied to the list. When searching in the list itself I am getting intermittent ...
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Infinite Full Crawl

My current full crawl has been running for over 200 hours and I'm worried that this will go on to infinity. The net size of all databases on the SQL server is around 25GB.
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Incremental crawl not working with two managed metadata services

I have a problem were an incremental crawl doesn't pick up changes. My setup includes two different managed metadata services seperated in two proxy groups, each of them set as default in the ...
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Incremental/Continuous crawl and case sensitivity - Duplicate items

I just stumbled upon an interesting behavior: Have a document set: Title: My Special Document Set Perform a crawl (continuous / incremental crawl) Search returns 1 result. Rename the document set ...
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Farm account missing from SPSearchDBAdmin role on all 4 Search Service databases

I have just set up SP2013 Search Services with a topology that spans 2 query servers and 2 index servers. The database servers live on a separate SQL server. Crawling is working but when I try to ...
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Crawling dynamic publishing pages and assets

i got the following search requirements for a public internet site based on SharePoint 2010 publishing pages must be indexed Documents must be indexed Only documents being linked on at least one page ...
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Full crawl fails by FAST Search connector, Eating up the complete disc space and memory

We are having some issues getting a full crawl to complete by FAST Search connector in our environment. We are attempting to crawl ~24 million records from SQL Server 2008 R2. The crawl process (...
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Why am I unable to crawl people over SSL / HTTPS?

If I attempt to perform a crawl of a people content source using a path like sps3://mysites I get an error such as the following: The URL of the item could not be resolved. The repository might be ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 to Crawl SharePoint 2007

I've having a bit of trouble with SharePoint 2013 search. I'm trying to use it to crawl a SharePoint 2007 site. What I've done is I've set up a content source to that site, created a crawl rule with ...
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Content sources for content types

Is it possible to have content sources for specific content types? Use case: we have a lot of announcement lists in various site collections. We want to aggregate announcement items with certain ...
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New Managed Properties don't contain values

We are facing a very unusual issue at one of our customers. Newly created managed properties are not being filled with values. The scenario: SharePoint 2013 the Search Service Application has been ...
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SharePoint Full Crawl Times

I'm currently doing a Full Crawl on my SharePoint server. It's been running for about 5 hours. It's adding items to the 'success' column of the crawl History. This is after doing an Index reset, and ...
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Required rights to start crawl

Boss wants to start/stop a specific crawl remotely. Thought about using a pssession cmdlet to test. However, I want to use a specific account to do so, with just enough rights to to start and stop ...
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Does continuous crawl remove deleted items

I have a problem with the Search results. I removed a few pages but these pages will stay in the search results. On the Farm i run a continuous crawl without any full crawl. Is the continuous crawl ...
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Latest Items created in SPS2013 dont show in Search

Environment: SharePoint 2013 I`ve restarted the Search Crawl and currently the crawl has 4 hours incremental search and full search every night. Still cant find latest items been added, if searched ...
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Search Service Application

I am learning about the SharePoint Search Service Application and something is not clear to me. I just learned that I can add a new index partition and use it as a mirror or a new one so that the ...