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Live Search API - Crawl Pasword Protected Directories RRS feed

  • Question

  • Is it possible for password protected areas to be indexed?
    • Moved by Brett Yount Monday, April 6, 2009 11:06 PM API question
    Monday, April 6, 2009 3:15 PM

Answers

  • No, it is not. It would actually be a serious security issue if it were - protecting data with a password implies that you don't want it open to the whole world, and once crawled and indexed you would be.

    To allow authenticated users to search within a protected area of a site, you need a site search solution, like SSE or Fast.

    HTH

    --Alessandro
    • Marked as answer by AlessC Monday, April 13, 2009 6:09 AM
    Tuesday, April 7, 2009 2:14 AM