Chapter 6. Search Configuration

After completing this chapter, you will be able to

  • Manage FS4SP functionality in SharePoint, in Windows PowerShell, and through .NET code.

  • Manage your index schema and tune relevance.

  • Set up full-text indexes, rank profiles, content collections, and search scopes.

  • Use the out-of-the-box property extractors.

  • Add keywords with synonyms, best bets, visual best bets, and user contexts.

You can manage many features of Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint (FS4SP) from within Microsoft SharePoint. However, many more feature-control switches and settings are hidden in configuration files on the FS4SP farm. This chapter covers the importance of Windows PowerShell. It also looks into how to manage your search engine ...

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