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Search, My Profile fields, and NoCrawl...?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

We've implemented User Profile Service Application and the Search Service Application. We've added custom fields to My Profile, and tested searching for them. Search doesn't seem to return any results. It doesn't report on any errors, however I've got one warning that might be related:

MySites has got NoCrawl property set to on.

Is this the cause for the Search not finding anything? Can you explain why it seems to be 'best practice' to keep NoCrawl on for the MySites application?

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