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For a Microsoft FrontPage 98 version of this article, see 194484
For a Microsoft FrontPage 97 version of this article, see 181204
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
If Microsoft Index Server is installed on your Web server, the FrontPage Search component uses the document index and search capabilities of Microsoft Index Server. In some cases, however, you may want to use the FreeWAIS search engine that is included in FrontPage instead of the Microsoft Index Server search engine.
This article describes how you can configure your FrontPage 2002 or FrontPage 2000 Extended virtual server on Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) to use the FrontPage Wide Area Information Service (WAIS) search engine instead of Index Server.
When you use the FrontPage 2002 or FrontPage 2000 search engine on IIS version 3.0 or later, you can use Indexing Services, which is a search engine that is built into IIS or Microsoft Windows. Or, you can use WAIS, which is a search engine that is built into FrontPage.
To use the WAIS Search with the FrontPage 2002 Server Extensions or FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions, you must configure this option in the Windows registry on your server. You can configure this setting to apply to all of your virtual servers, or you can configure the setting to apply to your individual virtual servers.
This article is divided into the following topics:
For additional information about configuration options for FrontPage Server Extensions, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310931/ )Where to find the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions Resource Kit (SERK)
310932For additional information about enumerating the names of IIS Web sites, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310932/ )Where to find the SharePoint Team Services Administrator's Guide
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/197891/ )Enumerating the names of IIS Web sites using WSH