Delete a file type from the content index (FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint)

FAST Search Server 2010

Applies to: FAST Search Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-11-26

Use the following procedure to delete file types from the content index.

To delete a file type from the content index:
  1. Verify that the user account that is performing this procedure is a service application administrator for your FAST Search Content Search Service Application.

  2. In Central Administration, in the Application Management section, click Manage service applications.

  3. On the Service Applications page, in the list of service applications, click the name of your FAST Search Content SSA.

  4. On the Search Administration page, under Crawling, click File Types.

  5. On the Search Service Application: Manage File Types page, click New file type.

  6. In the File name extension field, type the file name extension that you want to exclude.

  7. Click OK.

  8. A confirmation dialog opens; click OK to confirm the exclusion of the file name extension.

The Search Service Application: Manage File Types page refreshes and the file name extension is now excluded.