I am new to SharePoint, so please bare with me.
Installed SQL Server 2008 on a virtual machine
Installed SharePoint Server 2010 on another virtual machine and configured it in a Farm environment. Installed and configured FAST search successfully on this same machine.
One of the initial steps for post installation of FAST Search states that we have to create a new Search Service Application.
a) Tried to create a New Search Service application using the following steps:
From the Microsoft SharePoint Server Central Administration home page, select
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