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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 Best Practices by Bill English, Ben Curry

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Business Requirements and Search

In order to know which content sources you’ll need to crawl and the sources for which you’ll need to build Federated Location Definition (FLD) files, you’ll need to understand your business requirements for your search implementation. Your business requirements for search will drive how you implement SharePoint Server 2007 search or Search Server 2008 via the SharePoint Server 2007 interface.

For example, if you need the most recent crawl of data to be available from the index even if the content source goes offline, then you’ll need to crawl that content source instead of just building an FLD to that source. Even if the links in the result set point to a site that is down, there may be a requirement to know that ...

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