Interfaces for Managing the Index
Windows Search enables you to manage the Windows Search index with three main components: Search Manager, Catalog Manager, and Crawl Scope Manager. Some of these management interfaces can be used with standard user privileges, but those that change the state of the index require administrative privileges.
|Search?Manager||ISearchManager||Provides methods to retrieve and set information about Windows Search:
For more information, see Using the Search Manager.
|Catalog?Manager||Provides methods to manage an individual search catalog, such as causing a re-indexing or setting time-outs. This interface manages the catalog in four areas:
For more information, see Using the Catalog Manager.
|Crawl?Scope?Manager||Provides methods to inform the search engine about containers to crawl or watch, and items under those containers to include or exclude in the index. You can also query the Crawl Scope Manager to see if a particular URL is in the crawl scope.
For more information, see Using the Crawl Scope Manager.