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Quick links to feature documentation

Google Search Appliance software version 7.6
April 2016

Looking for documentation about a specific feature of the Google Search Appliance? This document can help you find it. For each feature, the matrix provides links to both the Admin Console help pages and the administrator/developer documentation that have relevant content.

Feature Admin Console Help Page Documentation References
Access control lists (ACLs)   "Per-URL ACLs and Policy ACLs"
Notes from the Field: Security
Alerts Index > Alerts
Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format

Administration > LDAP Setup

"Enabling Alerts"
Advanced Search Reporting Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format "Gathering Information about the Search Experience"
"Advanced Search Reporting Service/click Protocol"
API Policy ACL   Policy ACL API Developer's Guide
API Java   Administrative API Developer's Guide: Java
API .NET   Administrative API Developer's Guide: .NET
API Protocol   Administrative API Developer's Guide: Protocol
Certificate authorities Administration > Certificate Authorities
Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > Client Certificate
Administration > SSL Settings
"Configuring Crawl and Serve over HTTPS"
"Client-Certificate Based Authorization"
Client certificate-based authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > Client Certificate "Client-Certificate Based Authorization"
Notes from the Field: Security
Collections Index > Collections "Using Collections"
"Segmenting Data in the Search Index"
"Using Collections with Front Ends"
Notes from the Field: User Experience Guide
Composite collections Index > Composite Collections "About Composite Collections"
Connector authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > Connectors "Authentication: Connectors"
Introducing the Connectors
Notes from the Field: Security
Notes from the Field: Introduction to Content Integration
Connector managers Content Sources > Connector Managers Introducing the Connectors
Notes from the Field: Introduction to Content Integration
Connectors (3.x) Content Sources > Connectors Introducing the Connectors
Notes from the Field: Introduction to Content Integration
Connectors 4.0   Google Search Appliance Connectors Administration Guide
Content statistics Index > Diagnostics > Content Statistics "Using the Admin Console to Monitor a Crawl"
Continuous crawl Content Sources > Web Crawl > Crawl Schedule "Selecting a Crawl Mode"
Cookie authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms >Cookie "Cookie-Based Authentication"
Notes from the Field: Security
Cookie cracking Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms >Cookie "Using Cookie Cracking"
Notes from the Field: Security
Coverage tuning Content Sources > Web Crawl > Coverage Tuning "Coverage Tuning"
Crawl configuration Content Sources > Web Crawl > Start and Block URLs "Configuring a Crawl"
Notes from the Field: Getting Started Guide
Crawl queue snapshots Content Sources > Diagnostics > Crawl Queue "Using the Admin Console to Monitor a Crawl"
Crawl schedule Content Sources > Web Crawl > Crawl Schedule "Scheduling a Crawl"
Crawl status Content Sources > Diagnostics > Crawl Status "Using the Admin Console to Monitor a Crawl"
Notes from the Field: Getting Started Guide
Credential groups Search > Secure Search> Universal Login "Universal Login"
Notes from the Field: Security
Date biasing Search > Search Features > Result Biasing > edit "Using Result Biasing to Influence Result Ranking"
"Using Date Biasing"
Distributed Crawling and Serving GSAn > Configuration Configuring Distributed Crawling and Serving
Notes from the Field: Deployment Architectures
Document dates Index > Document Dates "Defining Document Date Rules"
Document previews Search > Search Features > Document Preview Module "Providing Document Previews"
Notes from the Field: User Experience Guide
Domain filters Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters "Restricting Search Results by Domain Name"
DNS override Administration > DNS Override  
Duplicate hosts Content Sources > Web Crawl > Duplicate Hosts "Preventing Crawling of Duplicate Hosts"
Dynamic navigation Search > Search Features > Dynamic Navigation "Using Dynamic Navigation to Help Users Explore Results"
Notes from the Field: User Experience Guide
Dynamic result clusters Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format "Using Dynamic Result Clusters to Narrow Searches"
"Dynamic Result Clustering Service/cluster Protocol"
Entity recognition Index > Entity Recognition "Discovering and Indexing Entities"
Notes from the Field: Deployment Governance and Operational Models
Expert search Search > Search Features > Expert Search "Providing Expert Search for Users"
Export URLs Index > Diagnostics > Export URLs  
Feeds Content Sources > Feeds Feeds Protocol Developer's Guide
Notes from the Field: Introduction to Content Integration
File type filters Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters "Restricting Search Results by File Type"
Filters Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters "Using Filters to Restrict Search Results"
Flexible authorization Search > Secure Search > Flexible Authorization "Flexible Authorization"
Notes from the Field: Security
Forms authentication Content Sources > Web Crawl > Secure Crawl > Forms Authentication "Configuring Crawl for Cookie-Based Access"
Notes from the Field: Security
Freshness tuning Content Sources > Web Crawl > Freshness Tuning "Freshness Tuning"
Front ends Search > Search Features > Front Ends "Managing the Search Experience"
"The Relationship Between the Search Experience and Front Ends"
"Creating a Front End"
Notes from the Field: User Experience Guide
GSA^n GSAn > Configuration Configuring GSA Mirroring
Configuring Distributed Crawling and Serving
Notes from the Field: Deployment Architectures
GSA Unification GSA Unification > Host Configuration Configuring GSA Unification
Notes from the Field: Deployment Architectures
GSA Mirroring GSAn > Configuration Configuring GSA Mirroring
Notes from the Field: Deployment Architectures
Host load schedule Content Sources > Web Crawl > Host Load Schedule "Configuring Web Server Host Load Schedules"
HTTP authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > HTTP "HTTP-Based Authentication"
Notes from the Field: Security
HTTP crawl Content Sources > Web Crawl > Secure Crawl > Crawler Access "Configuring Crawl for HTTP Basic or NTLM HTTP"
HTTP headers Content Sources > Web Crawl > HTTP Headers "Identifying the User Agent"
Notes from the Field: Security
HTTPS support Administration > Certificate Authorities Administration > SSL Settings "Configuring Crawl and Serve Over HTTPS"
Index diagnostics Index > Diagnostics > Index Diagnostics "Using the Admin Console to Monitor a Crawl"
Index Diagnostics Errors
Index limits Index > Index Settings "Changing the Amount of Each Document that Is Indexed"
Specifications and Usage Limits
Index reset Index > Reset Index  
Infinite space detection Content Sources > Web Crawl > Duplicate Hosts "Enabling Infinite Space Detection"
KeyMatch Search > Search Features > Front Ends > KeyMatch "Using KeyMatches to Guide Users to URLs"
Kerberos authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > Kerberos "Kerberos-Based Authentication"
Enabling Windows Integrated Authentication
Notes from the Field: Security
Language bundles Search > Search Features > Language Bundles "Changing Languages for Query Expansion and Spelling Suggestions"
"How do Language Bundles Work?"
Language filters Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters "Restricting Search Results by Language"
LDAP authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > LDAP "Authentication: LDAP"
Notes from the Field: Security
LDAP configuration Administration > LDAP Setup Integrating the Search Appliance with an LDAP Server"
Meta tag filters Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters "Restricting Search Results by Meta Tag"
Metadata biasing Search > Search Features > Result Biasing > edit "Using Result Biasing to Influence Result Ranking"
"Using Metadata and Entity Biasing"
Metadata indexing Index > Index Settings "Configuring Metadata Indexing"
NTLM authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > HTTP "HTTP-Based Authentication"
NTLM crawl Content Sources > Web Crawl > Secure Crawl > Crawler Access "Configuring Crawl for HTTP Basic or NTLM HTTP"
OneBox modules Content Sources > OneBox Modules
Search > Search Features > Front Ends > OneBox Modules
"Using OneBox Modules to Integrate Structured Results"
OneBox for Enterprise Developer's Guide
OneBox for Enterprise Design Principles
Page layout helper Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format "Working with the Page Layout Helper"
Perimeter security Search > Secure Search > Universal Login "Using Perimeter Security"
Notes from the Field: Security
Per-URL ACLs   "Per-URL ACLs and Policy ACLs"
"Per-URL ACLs and ACL Inheritance"
Notes from the Field: Security
Policy ACLs Search > Secure Search > Policy ACLs "Policy Access Control Lists"
Notes from the Field: Security
POST command support   "Using the POST Command"
"POST Support for Long Queries"
Proxy servers Content Sources > Web Crawl > Proxy Servers "Crawling over Proxy Servers"
Notes from the Field: Additional Topics and O&A
Query expansion Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters
Search > Search Features > Query Settings
"Setting the Query Expansion Policy for a Front End"
"Using Query Expansion to Widen Searches"
Notes from the Field: User Experience Guide
Query suggestions Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format
Search > Search Features > Suggestions
"Providing Query Suggestions"
"Query Suggestion Service/suggest Protocol"
Real-time diagnostics Content Sources > Diagnostics > Real-Time Diagnostics
Search > Diagnostics > Real-Time Diagnostics
 
Related queries Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Related Queries "Using Related Queries to Suggest Alternative Searches"
Remote support Administration > Remote Support "Remote access methods for technical support"
Remove URLs Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Remove URLs "Removing URLs from Search Results"
Result biasing Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters
Search > Search Features > Result Biasing
"Using Result Biasing to Influence Result Ranking"
"Working with Result Biasing"
SAML authentication Search > Secure Search > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms > SAML "The SAML Authentication Service Provider Interface (SPI)"
Authentication/Authorization for Enterprise SPI Guide
Enabling Windows Integrated Authentication
Notes from the Field: Security
SAML authorization Search > Secure Search > Flexible Authorization "Flexible Authorization"
Authentication/Authorization for Enterprise SPI Guide
Enabling Windows Integrated Authentication Notes from the Field: Security
Search Protocol   Search Protocol Reference
Search logs Reports > Search Logs  
Search reports Reports > Search Reports  
Search status Search > Diagnostics > Search Status  
Serving logs Reports > Serving Logs  
Silent authentication Serving > Universal Login Auth Mechanisms >Cookie "Using Silent Authentication"
"Cookie-Based Authentication Scenarios"
Notes from the Field: Security
SNMP support Administration > SNMP Configuration Notes from the Field: Deployment Architectures
Source biasing Search > Search Features > Result Biasing > edit "Using Result Biasing to Influence Result Ranking"
"Using Source Biasing"
SSL certificates Administration > SSL Settings "Configuring Crawl and Serve Over HTTPS"
Translation Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format "Enabling Translation of Search Results"
Trusted applications Search > Secure Search >Trusted Applications "Using Trusted Applications"
User Results Search > Search Features > User Results "Providing User Results"
Notes from the Field: User Experience Guide
Universal login Search > Secure Search> Universal Login "Universal Login"
Notes from the Field: Security
Version manager Version Manager help  
Wildcard indexing Index > Index Settings "Wildcard Indexing"
Wildcard search Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Filters "Enabling Wildcard Search"
"wc"
"wc_mc"
XSLT stylesheet editor Search > Search Features > Front Ends > Output Format "Working with the XSLT Stylesheet Editor"
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