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(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/EN-US/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
Content indexing on a Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server does not properly index custom properties.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
301378The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/301378/EN-US/ )XGEN: How to Obtain the Latest Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack
Component: Query Processor
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 1.
The following document was the reference for the indexing:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2000/library/BPDFTI.mspxApply the section that describes how to improve the performance. This is an update to the MSDN information located at the following Microsoft Web site:
Customizing Full-Text IndexingYou can add properties to participate in full-text indexing and add or remove noise words that are excluded in a search.
Adding PropertiesWARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
If you are familiar with adding keys to the Microsoft Windows registry, you can set up other properties to be full-text indexed in addition to the httpmail namespace properties listed in Full-Text Indexing. You create a text file of properties that are referred to in the registry by the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Search\1.0\ExchangeParameters\SchemaTextFilePathNameTo add properties for full-text indexing:
Editing Noise WordsNoise words are words that the search engine excludes from a full-text search, such as "but" and "or." Noise word files are in the Program Files\Common Files\System\MSSearch\Data\Config folder on the Exchange 2000 server. There are noise words for different languages, and the English noise word file is Noise.eng. You can add or remove noise words in these files. The changes do not take effect until the next time full-text indexing is run.