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WSS 3.0 Search Setup Help

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

To Anyone that is willing to help me out, I would appreciate any guidance that is given to me.  We are currently running WSS 3.0 and have the search server started in the central administration area for our web application.

maxserver = The web application

sqlserver = sql database

content db = WSS_Content_3dbbdcc81761405cb6e9d983a88d59bd


When I go to Central Administration > Application Management > Content Databases > Manage Content Database Settings and choose the content DB above to setup the search the following settings are set:

Database server 
SQL Server database name 

Search Server 
You can choose to associate a content database with a specific server that is running the Windows SharePoint Services search service.  
Select Windows SharePoint Services search server 
Select one... maxserver

My question is, should the SharePoint Service search server be the Maxserver or the sqlserver.


The reason i ask this is it is set to maxserver currently and no results show up. I know for a fact that the timer jobs are running!  Shouldn't the server be the database server, sqlserver?  or does it spider maxserver?



I cannot get any se

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