SharePoint 2010: Incorrect Author Name displayed in the search results

Its been noticed that when users search for documents they see incorrect Author in the search results on a SharePoint 2010 site.  Example: Author is set as ABC in the metadata of the documents, however they get the Author in the search results as XYZ.  Cause  Registry Key value of “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\14.0\Search\Global\Gathering Manager\EnableAuthorOverride” is set…


Why do you see VSS errors when you configure SharePoint 2010 Search in least privileged mode

The information here resulted out of an engagement with one of our customers and we felt it was important to capture the knowledge so it’s not lost and can be reused. The scenario is pretty basic, after you configure the SharePoint 2010 Search service (ie the SharePoint Server Search 14 windows service) to use a…


Moss 2007 | User Profiles | Part 2

Importing & processing data in SQL Server Tables To completely understand the next phase of import process we must first have some additional information. There are a few stored procedures that are registered in the server’s registry that are invoked during various stages of importing data from the gatherer pipeline. These can be found in…


Moss 2007 | User Profiles | Part 1

User Profiles – The Idea BehindA user profile is a record in the profile database that contains property values about a person. This information can be listed, searched and displayed to other users in the organization. In SharePoint Portal Server (SPS) 2003, the user profile store was primarily designed for use in the Intranet environment….


What’s new in Search in SharePoint 2010

Search is one of the key features provided by Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) and there are lot of improvements in this area in SharePoint 2010.  I would prefer to talk about the scalability improvements in this release compared to MOSS. The major bottlenecks for search in MOSS are, 1.  There is only one Search…