1 Introduction


This document specifies the Search Service Administration Web Service Protocol. This protocol enables the protocol client to configure and control the indexing functions of the search system. It allows the protocol client to define the scope of indexing by configuring starting points and restriction rules, credentials used during indexing by the protocol server, and control when the indexing process takes place.

Sections 1.5, 1.8, 1.9, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.