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MOSS Explained: An Information Worker’s Deep Dive into Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 by John Ross, Nicola Young

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Summary

The enterprise search capabilities of MOSS are among the most powerful functions available in the product. Often simply installing MOSS and enabling search provides organizations with a vast improvement in their ability to retrieve information quickly.

Although the search capabilities are robust out of the box, it is possible to improve the search experience without needing to be a developer or administrator through some simple customization or even by understanding how SharePoint calculates relevancy. In summary:

  • Like other search engines, SharePoint uses a search index to be able to quickly provide search results to the user. The concept of the index that MOSS uses is the same as the index for this book. If you wanted to find information ...

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