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FAST Search Crawl never completes

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 19, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have FAST Search Server for SharePoint 2010 installed in a small testing farm. After the backend and fronent configurated and certificate imported, any of the content crawler I setup there couldn't finish crawling. Neither is any item indexed from the crawl log and I kept monitoring. In some circumstance I can find some warning messages if the authorization didn't pass or something else, but never any content seccessfully indexed. No error or fatal error found either. The execution of following script returned no count:

Get-FASTSearchContentCollection -name "sp"

From the database server I can tell the FAST Server created 7 databases, 3 crawler databases and 3 query databaes plus one Admin db. I monitored that the content in CRAWLSTOREDB is slowly updating, but didn't grow much.

What can I try to see if the CRAWLing activity is going on and if there are any configuration problems? It doesn't seem to be a perfomance problem since the crawler couldn't even complete crawling only a few files from a shared folder.

 Thanks in advance.


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