|Administering Jive for SharePoint / Create Connections to Site Collections|
Complete search settings using the SharePoint Setup wizard. Jive for SharePoint supports searching Jive from via the Jive API. Searching SharePoint from Jive, requires that you enable search, ensure that Jive can connect to your SharePoint search URL, and click your SharePoint site under Bridged Communities to see the results.
Searching the Jive community from SharePoint is supported via the Jive API and does not require any additional setup. Searching SharePoint from Jive requires you to provide a search URL where users can see SharePoint search results and set up identity mapping correctly to establish each user's search permissions when searching across Jive and SharePoint. In additioona, you can add the Search Web Part to any site, site collection or search center.
Search takes place on demand when a user searches. There's no initial search indexing of SharePoint content and no associated performance cost. When you set up search, an OpenSearch definition is automatically created in Jive.
To complete the search settings: