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SharePoint 2010

Published: May 12, 2010

Sends a request to the content distributor.

Ping-SPEnterpriseSearchContentService [-HostName] <String>



Parameter Required Type Description




Specifies the name of the host server for the search service.

The type must be a valid fully qualified FAST Server host name; for example, FASTServerHost1.mydomain.com; or a host name and port number, for example, FastServerHost1.mydomain.com::16100

Detailed Description

Use the Ping-SPEnterpriseSearchContentService cmdlet to send a request to the content distributor to determine whether the content distributor is available.

Input Types


Return Types



Ping-SPEnterpriseSearchContentService –HostName "FASTServer1.mydomain.com"

This example sends a request to a content distributor on the host with the name FASTServer1.mydomain.com.

Change History


Date Description Reason

May 12, 2010

Initial publication

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