Understand Enterprise Search Concepts

SharePoint Enterprise Search Services has the ability to process data from a wide variety of sources. These include databases, public folders, LOB systems, federated locations, and even the Internet. Knowing how Search works will be vital to your understanding of how to link the various search cmdlets together to provide the exact solution to fit your needs.

In SharePoint 2007, Search was one of the main components of the Shared Services Provider (SSP). The SSP has now been removed in SharePoint 2010 and replaced with the new Service Application architecture. Much of what you have learned previously will be applied in this chapter as we build out our Search infrastructure. It is important to note that provisioning ...

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