SharePoint Search - Lotus Notes Indexing Best Practice

Many people have been asking for the best practice or a guide to properly maintain Lotus Notes indexing function in SharePoint Search. So here it is, this is not a official guide, but our experience in several big customers. I will write this in a Q/A format, so you can navigate to see which question…

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SharePoint Search Admin 0.80b – Now with Keywords and Bestbets Backup and Restore Feature

It has been a long time since last update. In this version of SharePoint Search Admin, I added a feature by very popular request: Keywords and Bestbets. I mark it a “Beta” because there’re still something I didn’t finish due to time limitation, so I disabled “Add Keyword” and “Add Bestbet” button. They are not…

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Index FTP content with SharePoint 2007/Search Server 2008

Question: Can SharePoint 2007/Search Server 2008 index and search ftp? Answer: OOTB you cannot. But we have a FTP protocol handler in SharePoint 2001 ResKit, and that one can be used on SharePoint 2007 or Search Server 2008. Important Notice: This approach is NOT supported by Microsoft. It is just for your test purpose only,…

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Next steps of SharePoint Search Enhancement, and...

I was collecting feedbacks from many people these days about the enhancement we did for SharePoint Search in China. Good feedback, bad feedback, that’s okay. I just put the whole list here: Search As You Type, SAYT: The live search feel for your SharePoint search box. TODO: Check if there’s any chance we can make…

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SharePoint Search Admin v.06: Support 250K Lotus Notes Databases Now

http://www.codeplex.com/searchadmin We all know that SharePoint 2007 and Microsoft Search Server 2008 support Lotus Notes content source. So we can index the databases on Domino Servers. Y-E-S. But there ARE some issue you may face in the real world. The original idea of SharePoint Search Admin (or MOSS Search Admin, MSA) comes from a customer…

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