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Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook by Peter Serzo

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Setting up Search Service

As Search Service is a part of the SharePoint 2010 services infrastructure, the setup is similar to other services. We have already gone through the setup of other services such as Excel, PerformancePoint, and the managed metadata service.

In this recipe, we will set up an instance of search through Central Administration.

Getting ready

You must have farm-level administrative permissions to the Central Administration site. Set up an Active directory account, sa_search. This account will be utilized to manage the Search Service.

How to do it...

  1. Open the Central Administration site and click Application Management.
  2. The third section is Service Applications. Under this section, click Manages service applications.
  3. On the ribbon, ...

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