Programmatically Administering Enterprise Search

Enterprise Search in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides a new Search Administration object model that you can use to create custom applications for administering Enterprise Search programmatically.

This section provides overviews and step-by-step, how-to procedures to help you learn how to use the new object model in custom applications to configure and administer Enterprise Search.

In This Section

  • Managing Content
    Learn to use the object model to manage the content for Enterprise Search, including creating and modifying content sources, defining crawl rules, using the crawl log, and propagating content.
  • Managing Metadata
    Learn how to use the object model to manage Enterprise Search metadata, including how to retrieve property information for both crawled and managed properties, as well as how to create and map managed properties.
  • Managing Keywords
    Learn how to use the object model to manage keywords and best bets defined for Enterprise Search.
  • Extending Enterprise Search
    Learn how to extend Enterprise Search to include new sources of content such as data from back-end server applications by using the Business Data Catalog, as well as how to work with protocol handlers and filters.



Related Sections

Creating Custom Enterprise Search Applications

Enterprise Search Architecture

Upgrading SharePoint Portal Server Search 2003 Customizations to Enterprise Search

See Also

Other Resources

Business Data Catalog