Search scopes in FAST Search for SharePoint (Part 2)

    Introduction In my previous blog post about search scopes I described how to manage scopes with FAST Search for SharePoint (FAST Search). In this blog post I’ll try to describe how to programmatically set a filter on a scope, how to fetch the scope rules for a scope and outline how you can…


Programmatically accessing FAST Search admin features

Introduction The FAST Search administration features are public with SharePoint Server 2010. All FAST admin services are accessed through the FASTAdminProxy property on the SearchServiceApplication or the SearchServiceApplicationProxy. You can among other things manage keywords and the schema. The documentation will contain examples on how to use the different contexts to perform administration tasks, so…

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Search scopes in FAST Search for SharePoint (Part 1)

Introduction When using search scopes in a FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010 (FAST Search) installation there are some things that are nice to know to leverage the full potential of scopes. In this post I’ll try to shed some light on how scopes are used with FAST Search as the back-end. FAST Search supports…

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