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  • Trevor Hannant
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    Also check how manysearch results you have it set to return:

    AdminCP > Settings > Options > Message Searching Options > Maximum Search Results to Return

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  • bszopi
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    What is your post viewing timeframe set for? If you only have it set to show the last 2 weeks (or similar) of posts, then I'm pretty sure that's all its going to search through. I would also recommend rebuilding the search index, even though you think its the exact opposite of what you are wanting.

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  • Lynne
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    Did you run Rebuild Search Index after you did your initial migration? It sounds like you did not and that is why no old posts are showing up in search.

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  • tChristine
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    Hi,

    I've waited a couple weeks, so I'm bumping this =/

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  • Search Index Nightmare - Search Results are Minimal - When There Should be Many

    Hello,

    I'm having major issues with Search - both Regular and Advanced. Any help, greatly appreciated.

    Here's the lowdown:

    We have about 30,000+ Posts.

    All Usergroups can Search by Regular and Boolean expression.

    I checked ACP > (all) Message Searching Options - and the settings look okay.

    Problem 1:

    I can type very unique keywords into Search, which should garner at least a few hundred results.

    But, only a handful of results are generated. [??]

    Problem 2:

    If I try to search for Posts - prior to my VB migration (before May, 2011) - absolutely no search results are generated.

    Notes:

    I thought about using Maintenance > Rebuild Search Index.

    However, in that section it says to use it:

    "if items are showing in search results after they have been permanently deleted then emptying the index and rebuilding the search index will fix this."
    And that ^ is the exact opposite of the problem I'm having.

    I'm not having a problem with deleted results appearing.

    I'm having issues with non-deleted / current active items not appearing.

    Thanks so much,
    Christina

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