Configure proxy server settings for search (Search Server 2010)


Applies to: Search Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-04-02

Search administrators can configure crawler proxy server settings for search.

Configuring the crawler proxy server settings

Use this procedure to configure the proxy server settings. This procedure assumes that you want to use a proxy server when crawling content on a different server.

To configure the crawler proxy server settings

  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a service application administrator for the Search service application.

  2. On theSharePoint 2010 Central Administration Web site, in the Application Management section, click Manage service applications..

  3. On the Manage Service Applications page, click the Search service application for which you want to configure a proxy server.

  4. On the Search Service Application: Search Administration page, in the System Status section, locate the Proxy server item. The default setting for the Proxy server item is None.

  5. Click None. The Search Proxy Setting dialog box opens.

  6. In the Search Proxy Setting dialog box, click Use the proxy server specified, and then do the following:

    • In the Address box, type the NetBIOS name or the IP address of the proxy server.

    • In the Port box, type the port to use for this proxy server.

    • To bypass this proxy server when crawling local addresses, select the Bypass proxy server for local (intranet) addresses check box.

    • To specify addresses to bypass the proxy server when crawling, type the addresses separated by semicolons in the Do not use proxy server for addresses beginning with: box.

    • To specify that the listed settings are used for connection to federated sites, select the Use these proxy settings for federated sites box.

  7. Click OK.