After completing this chapter, you will be able to
Understand the relationship between Shared Services Providers (SSPs) and Search.
Administer search settings at the farm level, at the level of SSPs, and at the site collection level.
Configure the search engine to index content from different sources.
Configure the search engine to index other file types such as Adobe Acrobat PDF and Microsoft Office OneNote 2007.
Influence crawls by creating crawl rules.
Manage search scopes.
Manage metadata in the search index.
Optimize search result ranking.
Manage the Search service.
Control the crawler using crawler impact rules.
Work with the thesaurus.
Automate administration tasks using Microsoft Windows PowerShell.
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