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BCS Custom Search Connector Concurrency

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
I wrote a custom search connector (.NET assembly) so that external ECM repositories can be indexed using either search service application (sharepoint or FAST).  However, the indexer process only calls my code one request at a time which isn't going to be fast enough in most cases.  I tried setting up a crawl impact rule, but still only a single request at a time.  If I change the impact rule to slow the crawl down, it works.  If I set the impact rule to handle 8 concurrent requests, it ignores it. Anybody have an idea on how I can get it to call my connector concurrently?Dan Hunsinger

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