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A Search service application provides enterprise search features and functionality. Basic configuration of a Search service application includes configuring a default content access account, an email contact, and content sources.

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Upgrading SharePoint 2013 search service application Analytics Reporting Database to SharePoint 2016 - facing InvalidData error

I'm getting the below error while trying to add the Analytics Reporting Database to the restored SharePoint server search service application in SharePoint 2016. I have restored the search service ...
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SharePoint 2016 Search Fileshare content source crawled successfully but no files show when searched

i have configured SharePoint 2016 Search File share content source, this has crawled successfully with 350 files shown. Search results find files from the existing SP sites/libs, but no files are ...
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Remove inactive search service topology from a Sharepoint Server 13

I have been trying to remove an inactive clone topology, that was created by executing New-SPEnterpriseSearchTopology -Clone -SearchApplication $ssa -SearchTopology $current by executing Remove-...
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Search IndexComponent is becoming too large

I have a problem with a Search Service IndexComponent where it has become large enough to cover up the whole of the Local System Drive. I would like to ask you some question about what are the actions ...
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Could I assign a dedicate crawl database specific for a content source

We are using SP2016. I have created a new content source to crawl another non-SharePoint website. It is working as expected. But I also need to save the index into separated crawl database. By using ...
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Sorry some thing went wrong while creating new search service application in SharePoint

I have an issue with my SSA, I have deleted the old one as it was corrupted and now when I am trying to create a new one I am receiving the attached error message:
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Crawl log - errors

I read many articles but I didn't find a solution for my problem. Our SP 2019 on-prem farm consists of: 2x Application with Search, 2x Front-end with Distributed Cache. Each server have 32GB RAM and ...
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Error when create new Search services Application

I got error when create Search service Application, The Server is throwing log; Errors were encountered during the configuration of the Search Service Application. System.InvalidOperationException:...
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Search Central Admin Service not activated

When I navigate to SharePoint search admin central, I see Errors:
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Popularity Trends report not available

We have to recreate our search service application due to some errors in previous one. But since the change popularity trends report for files started coming empty. We tried to get it through script. ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 iFilter for DWG files

We try to use SharePoint SSA to store our DWG files and crawl them. I know that I can simply add the .dwg file extension to the allowed filetypes but we aren't able to search for content inside our ....
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SharePoint Foundation SSA certificate validation error

I am experiencing some issues on my SPF Server. Everytime I search, it takes about 15 seconds or more. I tracked this down to a certificate error. A certificate validation operation took 14581,...
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SharePoint 2019: SSA topology Index Partition shows State Degraded when Windows Service SearchHostController is running as the "services" account

This is a test SharePoint 2019 MinRole farm with 2 servers (1 App with Search, 2 Front-End with Distributed Cache). In Central Administration I see the yellow warning under Index Partition 0 since it ...
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Take over access rights from file system (SharePoint foundation 2013)

I am experiencing issues with my SharePoint Search Service Application. User A has access rights to Folder A. User B has access rights to Folder B. The default content access account has read only ...
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Search index and SSA only for Task list

I have a web application with n number of site collections and each site collection has a custom Task list and other list. Is it possible to create a search topology to index only the custom Task ...
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How to configure SharePoint Search Service with local accounts?

I want to configure SharePoint Search Service with local accounts. The server is not connected with Active Directory. Also the SharePoint which is installed is a single server farm. I tried to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search is not returning result

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premises enterprise version. The search function on our site not returning results and ending up with no resource found. Before a week it was working fine but now it's ...
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Search Service is not crawling all contents from the restored sites

A new SP farm has been setup and the content databases are restored from another farm. All the setup have been made in the search service application but it is not crawling all the documents from the ...
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Search Incremental Crawl duration notification?

I would like to find out if it is possible to receive a notification via email or be able to check a status somewhere when an incremental crawl gets stuck running for a duration of time. We typically ...
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All crawling item return Access is denied for SP2016 single server

I have setup a new SP2016 single server installation for test purpose. Regardless the best practice, I use the setup account as the crawl account for my Search Service Application. After first time ...
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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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Can't remove search service

I am unable to remove a search service application from SharePoint 2013 standard edition farm. I do not fully know what caused it to get into this state, but where it is at is this: Search is "Paused:...
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Unable to remove the Search Service Appln Pool from the service accounts Page in SP 2010

In order to remove a search service application, i have tried to remove the search content dbs using powershell mentioned here: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/lync/en-US/66f664b5-1586-...
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All query processing components are in 'Failed' status

Error logs on Sharepoint 2013 Search Farm: Microsoft.Ceres.InteractionEngine.Component.FlowHandleRegistry : Exceptions occurred when evaluating the flow. Microsoft.Ceres.Evaluation.DataModel....
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Unable to activate my Search Topology

I've been trying to use this PS code, to set up my new Search service application. But I'm failing at activating the SearchTopology When $SearchTopology.Activate() runs it returns the following ...
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SharePoint 2016 Search Service

I am installing a SharePoint 2016 farm, 1 webapp and 1 app server. With this in mind I was thinking about where to put the elements of the Search; Admin Component, Query Component, Crawl Component, ...
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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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Search Application {id} is not ready

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and currently troubleshooting why content isn't getting indexed. When viewing Central Admin > Services on Server, SharePoint Server Search status is "Started" but when ...
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Unable to remove Search service applications from the SP Farm

I wanted to remove the existing search service applications in my SP 2013 Farm. For that I directed my juniors to delete the same from central admin, but they could not delete. The entries were still ...
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Search Issue when crawling content

I have two web applications using host header. They both use the same Search Service Application and they both are under Local SharePoint sites. I can successfully search content for one web ...
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Search Service Application with multiple Content Sources having high CPU utilisation but low RAM usage

We have a SharePoint 2013 Farm with 3 tier architecture(1 WFE,1 APP Server & 1 DB Server). We have configured search service application with 3 Content Sources, each linked to one web application. ...
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Advantage and disadvantage of Search Service Application [closed]

What are the advantage and disadvantage of Search Service Application in SharePoint 2013?
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incremental crawl takes too long to complete

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment configured for content search with schedule as defined in the screenshot below. from past 1 or 2 months I am facing a very strange issue and unable to get any ...
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How to create multiple content source for a webapplicaiton hosting HSNC.

I have a SharePoint farm with one web application That web application have hundreds of host name site collections. web app: rootsite.sp.xyz.com Host site collection: account.sp.xyz.com, finance....
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SharePoint 2016 SSA categories count showing 0

All Categories in Search Service Application shows count zero. Due to this Managed Property is not able to create from Crawled Properties using PowerShell, as here in this case SharePoint category has ...
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Question About Search Service Application

Very general question here with the possibility of a million answers, but... Why would I need to create a search service application? What can I do with a SSA that can't be done with CSWP/Search ...
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Powershell find applications site collection is using

Is there a way in powershell to find out what Service Apps a site collection is using. Having some trouble with a site collection that was created when we had a faulty Search Service app, created a ...
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Set-SPEnterpriseSearchLinksDatabase : The search application .... did not finish loading

I refer to this article to rename Search Service Application Databases. The Administration, Analytics Reporting and Crawl databases are successful but the Links Store databases no work, Set-...
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SharePoint search Service Automatically start After "Disable"

I do not want Search functionality in my SharePoint Server. Therefore I wanted to STOP the Search Service. But, when I disable and Stop the Search Service, it automatically start after time of ...
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Sharepoint Pages Library path

I'm working on creating a Sharepoint dev environment, and am working on setting up the search site. I've restored the content database from the main server, and am a bit confused about paths. I have ...
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The difference between services and Service Applications

What is the difference between a service (for example the search service - something like SharepointSearch 15) and a Service Application (for example the Search Service Application in Central ...
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Getting most searched for terms using C#

Could anyone please help me with an issue I am having, I need to use C# to return the most searched for terms to put into some html. I have an on-premise Standard SharePoint 2013 environment and for ...
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Cannot Remove Search Service Application from Sharepoint 2013 Farm

I've been searching with my favorite search engine for a way to completely remove a failed search service application on a new SharePoint 2013 installation with no luck. The error i'm getting ...
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Error when opening Web Analytics reports

I'm not able to open any of the built-in Web Analytics reports in the Search Server 2010 Express edition. In the log file there's an error System.Resources.MissingManifestResourceException: Could ...
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Search Server 2010 Express and random number of results

Issue: The Search page sometimes returns 0 or some results when searching for the same keyword. The 0 results usually happen after a while from the last search or once the crawl is finished. I finally ...
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Topology error: A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application

I am getting frequent topology errors on my SP servers: A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure Affected Endpoint: http://app01:32843/...
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Index reset needed when adding Crawl Component + CrawlDB?

I've added a second crawl component and a second CrawlDB to my Search Service Application in SP 2010. The topology is online where the second crawl component is attached to the new CrawlDB. Do I ...
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Separate Search Service Application needed for a separate file share?

I need to have a search screen that will search the contents of one file share only. I want this to be totally separate from the main search. I created a new Search Service Application, crawled my ...
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How to give application pool account permissions to search service application

We all probably know how to give application pool account permissions to search service application through central admin. But i want to do this using Powershell. What will be the Powershell script to ...
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Search service application error in SharePoint 2013

I want to configure search service application in SharePoint 2013. When i go to CA > manage services is shows below view. On the place of started or stopped it shows 'error'. I'm using admin ...
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