Debugging IFilters in MOSS/WSS.

The steps we use to debug searchfilters with MOSS/ WSS are listed below: 1.     Disable filter host termination, add Assert to suspend filter host when it starts: MOSS  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\12.0\Search\Global\Gathering Manager] WSS  [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE \Microsoft\Shared Tools\Web Server Extensions\12.0\Search\Global\Gathering Manager] “DebugFilters”=dword:00000001 2.     Restart the OSearch service. 3.     MOSS:  Start a full/incremental crawl WSS:  Touch the file of…

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