As you know I’m playing working with SharePoint/FAST Search a lot. I have a lot of tasks when I have to sit on the button F5 while crawling and check the status: is it started? is it still crawling? … [Read more...] about How to check the Crawl Status of a Content Source
How to Schedule Crawl Start/Pause in SharePoint 2010 Search by PowerShell
In case of having not strong enough hardware there’s a pretty common request for start the crawl in the evening and pause in the next morning, before the work day starts. Scheduling the start of … [Read more...] about How to Schedule Crawl Start/Pause in SharePoint 2010 Search by PowerShell
Troubleshooting: FAST Admin DB
The environment: A farm with three servers: SharePoint 2010 (all rules), FAST Admin, FAST non-admin. SQL is on the SharePoint box too. The story: Recently, I had to reinstall the box with … [Read more...] about Troubleshooting: FAST Admin DB
PowerShell script for exporting Crawled Properties (FS4SP)
Recently, I was working with FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint (FS4SP) and had to provide a list of all crawled properties in the category MyCategory. Here is my pretty simple script that … [Read more...] about PowerShell script for exporting Crawled Properties (FS4SP)
FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 Installation [Updated]
Last week, I’ve been honored as a speaker of Best Practices Conference 2010 in Washington DC, and got a lot of questions about the installation of FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010. So that, I’ve … [Read more...] about FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 Installation [Updated]
My Favorite SharePoint 2010 Search Features
Recently, I’ve published my first article on EndUserSharePoint2010.com: This is the first article of my series about SharePoint Search, including FAST Search for SharePoint 2010. Although MOSS … [Read more...] about My Favorite SharePoint 2010 Search Features
How to Create a Search Scope for Documents?
It’s a very often requirement to create a Search Scope for document contents either in SharePoint 2007 or 2010. The steps are the same in both version, the only difference is the place where you found … [Read more...] about How to Create a Search Scope for Documents?
Document Management (?!)
What do you think, what should be the firts (moreover: 0th) step of developing a complex Document Management System (DMS)? Specification? Planning? – No! Forget them, until you haven’t made a lot of … [Read more...] about Document Management (?!)