Recently I’ve been working for a customer where I’ve found some interesting requirements: they had several content sources and wanted to crawl them one by one after each other. Scheduling the … [Read more...] about Event-Driven Crawl Schedule
Refiners are cool either if you use SharePoint Search or FAST, it’s not a question. I very like them, they give so much options and power to the end users.But there’s a very common question around … [Read more...] about Why are some Refiner values hidden?
Recently, I’ve made a webinar with Dave Coleman and MetaVis. Thanks to the great people attending, I’ve got lot more question I was able to answer then, so as an ultimate solution I promised to answer … [Read more...] about Q&As of my Recent Webinar – Part 1.
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
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
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