Monday, October 10, 2011

FAST Search for SharePoint 2010 administration screenshots (Central Administration)

Many times I get a question as to how granular can you make the administration of the FAST, what administrative options each level provides and what does it look like.

In the previous post I shared screenshots of administrative interfaces that are available to site collection admins. In this post I wanted to share the screenshots of Administration UI for FAST from the Central administration.

Search Administrators have the ability to control the following settings:

Here are some screenshots with explanations.

Central Administration – Content source configuration

Add Content Source

Central Administration – Configure authoritative pages

Configure Authoritative Pages (Relevance Ranking)

Central Administration – Content Source overview

Content Sources Overview

Central Administration – Crawl log

Crawl Log

Central Administration – Crawled Properties (Metadata)

Crawled Properties (Metadata)

Central Administration – FAST Content SSA overview

FASTContent Overview

Central Administration – FAST Query SSA overview

FASTQuery Overview

Central Administration – Managed Properties (metadata fields)

Managed Properties (Fields)

Central Administration – New Crawl rule

New Crawl Rule

Central Administration – URL Blocking

URL Blocking

Enjoy Smile