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Searching subsites

  Asked By: Lakeisha    Date: Sep 02    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1002

we have installed WSS to create a main site with 17 subsites..

Can we use the search to:

1. Search from the Parent site down into all subsites
2. Search from a Subsite across all subsites
3. Search from a subsite upwards to the parent site
4. If a user does not have permission to a subsite, will the search
not return any documents that are in the restricted site?

any ideas / help on the above would be great



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Christina Lewis     Answered On: Sep 02

The search  included with WSS will only search within the current site. I seem
to remember talk of a third party tool on this list a while back, or you can
upgrade to SPS which includes search that does everything you list (and more).

Answer #2    Answered By: Meaghan Webster     Answered On: Sep 02

Both CorasWorks and Advis have web parts that do searching  across all subsites.
The do not search  across multiple site  collections.

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