Initial Release

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Change Set: 27449
Released: Jul 1, 2013
Updated: Jul 3, 2013 by slcodeshare
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Release Notes

This is the initial release of the SharePoint 2013 Search Navigation Synchronization Timer Job.

To install the release:
  • Add and install the WSP to your SharePoint 2013 farm
  • In Central Administration enable the "Softlanding SharePoint 2013 Search Navigation Sync Timer Job" feature for the Web Application you wish to synchronize Search Navigation Settings on

To configure the Timer Job:
  • Navigate to the "Configure Search Navigation Synchronization Timer Job" page (Go to Central Admin -> General Application Settings -> Configure Search Navigation Synchronization Timer Job
  • Select the "Web Application" you wish to configure the timer job for (Note: The "Softlanding SharePoint 2013 Search Navigation Sync Timer Job" feature needs to be activated for this web application)
  • Specify the "Search Center URL" you wish to inherit the Search Navigation settings from
  • Specify the "Site Collections to Update" URLs (one per line) you wish to have their search navigation settings configured by the timer job
  • Specify the "Sites to exclude" URLs (one per line) that you wish to NOT have their search navigation settings configured by the timer job
  • Configure "Include This Site Contextual Search" and "Make This Site Contextual Search First Option in Search Drop Down" options
  • Click the Apply button

Note: the default schedule for the Softlanding - Search Navigation Synchronization Timer Job is hourly, to modify this schedule
  • Go to Central Admin -> Monitoring -> Review job definitions
  • Select "Softlanding - Search Navigation Synchronization Timer Job" timer job in the Job Definitions list
  • Make your scheduling changes and click the OK button

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