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Synonym Expansion RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

           I’m using search.asmx to fetch results from FAST backend using Fast Search for sharepoint 2010. In the queryXml I am not passing any synonyms but at the backend query synonyms are appending by default. Can anyone tell me how to disable synonym expansion?

    Thanks in advance…..


    Sharath Kumar R

    Thursday, June 27, 2013 6:41 AM

All replies

  • Do you want to remove synonym expansion completely or from a specific query?

    If you want to remove it completely you can modify the FastSearchSearchSettingGroup, you will need the guid from SP.

    1) Issue a $ssg = Get-FASTSearchSearchSettingGroup  <GUID>

    2) You can remove the group entirely via Remove-FASTSearchSearchSettingGroup $ssg

    or you can iterate through the keywords of the $ssg.Keywords.GetKeyword($keyword)  and remove each one.

    • Edited by walters84 Monday, July 1, 2013 4:57 PM updated
    Monday, July 1, 2013 4:49 PM
  • Thanks for your reply....

    But I don't want to delete keywords from the searchsettinggroup, because in my custom code i will be accessing those synonyms. So I just want to stop default synonym expansion at the back end when using search.asmx to fetch the results with FQL query.


    Sharath Kumar R

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013 6:00 AM