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Limiting a search scope

  Asked By: Bob    Date: Sep 01    Category: MOSS    Views: 1139

I have 14 site collections all on one server. One of these site
collections will serve as an intranet portal. On this portal, I would
like to limit the search to that portal only. I do not want any other
portals included or an of our file crawls to be included. I am using
MOSS. Is this possible?



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Chandrabhan Konwar     Answered On: Sep 01

Yes, you can do this via site  Scopes. Setup a search  scope in the
Shared Service Provider that matches the base URL for the site
collection, then edit the search settings in the site collection itself
to only use/display that scope  (and probably the people scope as well
unless you don't want people search either).

Answer #2    Answered By: Tina Owens     Answered On: Sep 01

I have the site scope  setup, but am unsure how to apply that particular
search scope in the site  collection. And how do you enable 2 scopes, as
I do want to enable people search  on this site collection?

Answer #3    Answered By: Tiana Whitaker     Answered On: Sep 01

To do this you'll need to be a site  collection administrator.

From within your top level site, choose Site Actions -> Site Settings.
Under Site Collection Administration, click search  Scopes. This will
bring up the administration UI for search scopes, from here you can
control which scopes are available in the site collection. Those scopes
that were created in the SSP should be listed automatically, but may or
may not be active. You can also create new scopes there as well if

Answer #4    Answered By: Alice Chandler     Answered On: Sep 01

I think I have it working now. Just one of my sites has a
different master page and it is not working as desired, but I will keep
on plugging.

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