Clear Crawl Contents

In this article we can explore how to clear the crawled contents.

When we need to Clear Contents?

We need to clear contents on:

  1. Starting a new search content index store
  2. Remove unwanted or obsolete search content

How to perform Clear?

We can use the Central administration > Reset Index page to perform the same.

Steps

Following are the steps involved.

Open Central Administration > Manage service applications

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Click on the Search Service Application

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Click on the Index Reset link

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In the appearing page choose Reset Now button

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There you are! The index database is cleared.

Confirmation

You won’t get any results while you search.

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Summary

In this post we have explored how to clear the indexed search contents.

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