Create a FAST Search Center site (FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint)

FAST Search Server 2010

Applies to: FAST Search Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2010-10-11

This article describes how you can create a FAST Search Center site, which means that you set up a SharePoint Server 2010 site to use the FAST Search Query SSA.

Before you create the FAST Search Center site, follow the steps in Enable queries from Microsoft SharePoint Server (FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint).

  1. Open the SharePoint Server 2010 Web application where you want to create a new site.

  2. Enable features unless this has already been done:

    1. Click Site Actions, then click Site Settings, and then click Site collection features.

    2. Make sure that the following are enabled:

      • SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

      • SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features

  3. Create a new site:

    1. Click Site Actions and then click New Site.

    2. Select the FAST Search Center template.

    3. Click Create. A FAST Search Center is created at the specified URL.

When you have created the FAST Search Center site, follow the steps in Verify successful installation (FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint).