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
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.
Note: Search always respects both the user's Jive permissions and
SharePoint permissions. Users will never see search results they don't have rights
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.
Fastpath: Admin Console: System > Settings > Jive for SharePoint
To complete the search settings:
You should have already completed user permission details in the Site Details wizard.
If you want your Jive search results to include SharePoint content, then click
Configure Search Options.
Note: If you are configuring a web application, you can add more
than one community search. You can only add one community search for a site
Display name in community search
Provide a name that will help users identify this site, site
collection, or list when they search Jive. They'll see it under
Bridged communities, and it will help users toggle between searching
Jive content and searching SharePoint content.
SharePoint Search URL
Provide a URL where SharePoint search results will be displayed. For
example, you might use a URL with this structure:
Decide the search scope.
Select none if you don't want to
limit the scope of the search, and only search content
available from the URL provided in the Scope Value
Select By scope to search within the
URL entered in the Scope Value field.
Select By site/site collection to
search within the entire site or site collection.
Select By list to search within a
list. You'll also need to provide the URL to the Site
Collection list in the Scope Value field.
Specify the URL that provides the breadth of what you want users to
Specify the maximum number of results returned in the initial Jive
search results. Users can go into SharePoint for the complete result
Click Finish to create the connection.
After creating connections to all of the SharePoint Web Applications or site
collections that your current Jive community
will use, you'll need to use Jive Storage Management to create storage
integrations where you define permissions for how the connections are handled.
Proceed to Creating and Defining SharePoint Integrations.