Microsoft KB Archive/255293

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Search File Exclusion Rules Do Not Apply to Custom Protocol Handlers

Article ID: 255293

Article Last Modified on 4/7/2006


  • Microsoft Site Server 3.0 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q255293


When you create a custom protocol handler for Microsoft Site Server Search, you cannot use the FileTypes tab in the Catalog properties to specify the file extensions to index.


The file exclusion rules are only applied to HTTP and file crawls.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Site Server version 3.0. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

219292 How to Obtain the Latest Site Server 3.0 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Site Server 3.0. This problem was first corrected in Site Server 3.0 Service Pack 4.

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