Category Archives: Search

Configuring SharePoint 2013 Search REST API for anonymous users (AUTOMATED)

Waldek has posted on this topic already, and has an extensive post available. This post only contains a simple automated solution. The issue/goal here is: “One of the great capabilities of SharePoint 2013 is the Search REST API. Unfortunately it’s disabled for anonymous users by default. Find out how to enable SharePoint 2013 Search REST… Read More »

Federated Search – Twitter

Wanted to share this little sample federated search location with you. Twitter has a search site where you can search for tweets: http://search.twitter.com It also has a atom feed for results: http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q={searchTerms} SharePoint supports OpenSearch and with this Atom feed by Twitter we can create a OpenSearch reference as a Federated Search Location in SharePoint.… Read More »

Enterprise Search query giving FaultException when using an ORDER BY

Ran into this on a project when using the “FullTextSqlQuery” object to query against the Enterprise Search Service of SharePoint 2010. Had a query that included an Order By clause on my own Managed property other than the normal RANK.

I kept getting an exception: “System.ServiceModel.FaultException`1[System.ServiceModel.ExceptionDetail]” The problem was my Managed Property could not… Read More »

Phonetic Matching

SharePoint 2010 will have phonetic (name) matching support within the search. You don’t even need FAST for that so it seems. This I think is really cool. And than these new RC prerequisites make sense: • Microsoft Server Speech Platform Runtime (x64) • Microsoft Server Speech Recognition Language – TELE(en-US) I myself missed the Phonetic Matching… Read More »

Office Web Applications

“Microsoft is planning to announce Office Web Applications and the Office 2010 beta at the company’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans next Monday.” From: http://www.neowin.net/news/main/09/07/09/microsoft-is-planning-an-office-party-on-monday

If your MOSS Search isn’t working

And are you using Windows 2008 take a look at this: http://ppalakollu.blogspot.com/2008/05/moss-search-error.html and the hotfix that goes with it: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946487/ From [http://ppalakollu.blogspot.com/2008/05/moss-search-error.html]: Scenario: Multiple web front ends with MOSS search service(both query and index) running on one of them.Everything is fine on the web server which also host the moss search service. Specifically, search queries… Read More »

ServicePack 2 for MOSS 2007 and WSS v3 on their way

The office team announces the ServicePack 2 for WSS v3 and MOSS 2007 on their blog: http://blogs.technet.com/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2009/04/16/service-pack-2-for-the-2007-microsoft-office-system-due-to-ship-april-28th.aspx Two points of interest: An STSADM command line that scans your server farm to establish whether it is ready for upgrade to the next version of SharePoint and provides feedback and best practice recommendations on your current environment.… Read More »