A discussion board item does not index when a crawl is run against the site if the subject contains a period (.)
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If the subject of a discussion board item contains a period (.), the item does not index when a crawl is run against the site. The following error message appears in the crawl log:
Content for this URL is excluded by the server because of a no-index attribute.
To resolve this issue, apply both the following updates:
Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): April 28, 2009
Description of the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package (Coreserver.msp): April 30, 2009
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 970113 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 18:38:55 - Revision: 1.0
Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
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