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Automating Microsoft® SharePoint® 2010 Administration with Windows PowerShell® 2.0 by Shannon Bray, Gary Lapointe

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Provision Foundation Search Services

In the following sections, we will focus on provisioning SharePoint Foundation Search Services. Unlike with the majority of coverage in this book, we will turn our attention back to SharePoint's previous administration tool: STSADM.

While STSADM has been officially deprecated in SharePoint 2010, we do not have any cmdlets that allow us to manage Foundation Search. To configure this service with scripts, we will utilize the spsearch operation of STSADM.

The spsearch operation allows you to perform a wide variety of actions. These include starting the service, listing the service's definition, stopping the service, attaching a Content Database, starting a full crawl, and stopping a full crawl. There are a number ...

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