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Special Edition Using Microsoft® SharePoint Portal Server by Robert Ferguson

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Functional Considerations

In the next few sections, we will look into functional considerations that must be addressed to enable crawling the content sources detailed in the previous pages.

After Adding Content

When you add content sources to a workspace or change their settings, the content sources must be crawled so as to update the index. Regularly scheduled updates can make a lot of sense in this regard, to ensure that all of the content that appears on the dashboard site for search and viewing is recent.

CAUTION

Keep in mind that crawling and creating/updating indexes is quite processor- and disk-intensive, as well as potentially network-intensive. Therefore, schedule crawls accordingly.

Using and Configuring IFilters

To crawl documents ...

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