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  Asked By: Jamie    Date: Mar 16    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 985

I have multiple servers, web, index, and search. Do I have to configure the PDF
iFilters on each server?

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Answer #1    Answered By: Omar Arnold     Answered On: Mar 16

iFilters need only to be installed on the indexing server(s). However,
you may have some additional desirable configuration required on other
servers, such as PDF icon, etc.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Christen Roberson     Answered On: Mar 16

for pdf  icon, you'll be required to make chanes in doclib.xml file, the
instructions r mentioned in spdminguide...

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Faith Delgado     Answered On: Mar 16

[SharePoint 2003]
I recently found that PDF files could not be found on teamsites (WSS2).
Teamsites search  use the SQL server  Full text search to find data.
If you have a separate front end and database server, then you'll have
to install the PDF IFilter on the database server as well and do some
extra configuration. See microsoft KB article on
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/927675

 
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