Search center


Search center

Enable SharePoint Search features

1. Click Site Actions, and then click Site Settings.

2. In the Site Collection Administration section, click Site collection features.

3. In the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure row, click Activate.

4. Wait for the page to refresh, and then confirm that the feature’s status is

Create a Search Center

1. Click Site Actions, and then click New Site.

The Create page opens.

2. In the Filter By panel, click Search.

3. Click Enterprise Search Center.

4. In the Title box, type Search Center.

5. In the URL name box, type Search.

6. Click Create.

A Search site is created.

Creating and Configuring a Content Source

Create a content source

1. Open SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

The User Account Control dialog appears.

2. Click Yes.

3. In the Quick Launch, click Application Management.

4. In the Service Applications section, click Manage service applications.

5. Click Search Service Application.

The Search Administration page opens.

6. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Content Sources.

7. Click New Content Source.

8. In the Name box, type Shared Folder

9. In the Content Source Type section, click File Shares.

10. In the Start Addresses box, type \\server\sharename

11. Scroll to the Start Full Crawl section, select the Start full crawl of this

content source option, and then click OK.

A new content source is created and a full crawl is started.

12. Click Refresh above the list of content sources. Repeat this step to refresh the

page until the Status column of the Shared Folder – Data row displays Idle.

Create a crawl schedule

1. Switch to SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

2. Point at Shared Folder – Data, click the drop-down arrow, and then click Edit.

3. In the Crawl Schedules section, under Full Crawl, click the Create schedule.

The Manage Schedules page opens.

4. In the Settings section, select the Repeat within the day option.

5. In the Every box, type 60, click OK, and then click OK again.

Create a crawl rule

1. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Crawl Rules.

2. Click New Crawl Rule.

3. In the Path box, type \\server\share

Crawl a content source

1. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Content Sources.

2. Point at Shared Folder – Data, click the drop-down arrow, and then click Start

Full Crawl.

3. Click Refresh above the list of content sources. Repeat this step to refresh the

page until the Status column of the Shared Folder – Data row displays Idle.

Configuring File Types

 

Add a file type for PDFs

1. Switch to SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

2. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click File Types.

The Manage File Types page opens.

3. Click New File Type.

4. In the File extension box, type pdf, and then click OK.

Crawl a content source

1. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Content Sources.

2. Point at Shared Folder – Data, click the drop-down arrow, and then click Start

Full Crawl.

3. Click Refresh above the list of content sources. Repeat this step to refresh the

page until the Status column of the Shared Folder – Data row displays Idle.

Explore query crawl logs

1. Switch to SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

2. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Crawl Log.

3. Click Shared Folder – Data.

4. Examine the crawl history of the Shared Folder – Data content source.

5. Above the list, click URL.

6. Examine the crawl history for each URL that has been indexed.

 

Configure the default content access account

1. In the Quick Launch, click Search Administration.

2. In the Default content access account row, click

domain\(admin Account on Crawler-server).

3. In the Account box, type Domain\ admin Account on Crawler-server).

 

Crawl a content source

1. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Content Sources.

2. Point at Shared Folder – Data, click the drop-down arrow, and then click Start

Full Crawl.

3. Click Refresh above the list of content sources. Repeat this step to refresh the

page until the Status column of the Shared Folder – Data row displays Idle.

 

Explore host distribution rules

1. Switch to SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

2. In the Quick Launch, in the Crawling section, click Host Distribution Rules.

SharePoint notifies you that host distribution rules cannot be applied to a farm

with only one crawl database.Creating and Managing Search Scopes

Go to central admin

General Application

Farm search administration

Choose the application service

go to scopes

New scopes

Then new

Type shares in the tittles

Then add rules

Choose content sources

Choose server-shares

Site Collection Search Scope Management

  • Go to site settings
  • Search scopes
  • Go to site settings
  • Search settings
  • Enable custom scopes and add the url of the search site
  • In the specify the Drop down mode for search boxes choose
  • Show, and defaults to s url Parameter
  • In the site results enter the following
  • /_layouts/OSSSearchResults.aspx
  • Click the Display Groups link to open the page
  • Click the display group that you want to modify. You are then presented with the Edit Scope Display Group page,
  • Now you can add unused scopes by selecting their check box in the Display
  • column, change the order in which the scopes are listed, and choose the default scope.
  • Click OK.
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