Thursday, July 31, 2008

Crawling case-sensitive URLs SharePoint Server 2007

While crawling the Urls , MOSS search ignores case

This is default behaviour of the SharePoint Server 2007 Sp1 as it is set to ignore Url case.

Change the registry setting to crawl case-sensitive Urls

1. Exit any programs that are running.
2. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
3. At the command prompt, type net stop sptimerv3, and then press ENTER.
4. Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.
5. Locate and then click the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\12.0\Search\Applications\GUID\Gather\Portal_Content
6. Double-click CaseSensitiveUrls, type 1 in the Value Data box, and then click OK.
7. Exit Registry Editor.
8. At the command prompt, type the following commands. Press ENTER after you type each command:
• net stop osearch
• net start osearch
• net start sptimerv3