Chapter 5. Operations

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of FS4SP.

  • Modify the FS4SP farm topology.

  • Configure logging and do basic monitoring and system health analysis.

  • Back up your FS4SP solution, and recover it when disaster strikes.

You can manage many features of Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint (FS4SP) in Microsoft SharePoint directly. But many more FS4SP toggles and settings are not immediately apparent nor available from the SharePoint GUI. In this chapter, you explore the importance of Windows PowerShell and delve into how you can manage your search engine on a daily basis. Additionally, you go through the tools available for monitoring and analyzing system health and learn what ...

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