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19, August 2007

Search Enable Your Application with SharePoint Search and Business Data Catalog

Filed under: Office Business Application,Sharepoint — patrickyong @ 10:08 am

Search (such as those of Live Search and Google) is so ambiguous now that users would have start asking it especially if your system spans a few terabytes where searching for information is tedious. Within OBA architecture is the Search services which is powered by SharePoint Search and BDC, basically what you need to do are:

  1. Create a DBA Application Definition XML with IEnumertor and Specific Finder method instance.
  2. Define the BDC app as Content Source
  3. Setup Authentication
  4. Perform a content crawl
  5. Setup metadata properties and crawled property
  6. Create Search Scope
  7. Publish the scope to site
  8. Create a search web page

So it is that simple, more details you can get it from winsmarts website here.

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