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Placeholders won't show in Windows Search

Created: 16 Oct 2013 • Updated: 21 Oct 2013 | 6 comments
LBI's picture
This issue has been solved. See solution.

Hello to everyone,

I just noticed that when I run a classic Windows Search (Windows 2003), archived files (or placeholders) won't show in the results.

I thought they should.

Can you help me to solve this? Thank you.

> File System : Windows Server 2003 SP2

> Enterprise Vault for File System Archiving (FSA) 10.0.1

Operating Systems:

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Rob.Wilcox's picture

Maybe something is configured to not show 'Offline' files, ie those with an O attribute?

GabeV's picture

Hi LBi,

Have you looked at these technotes?

No results are returned in Windows Search Companion when searching for placeholders.
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH56188

How to search for Enterprise Vault (EV) FSA Placeholder files with Windows Explorer.
http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH48593

On Windows XP and Windows 2003 systems:

1. In the Search Window click on More advanced options.
2. Put a check mark in  Search tape backup.

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”–Winston Churchill

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GabeV's picture
Hello LBl,
 
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LBI's picture

Hello, sorry for the late update, thank you for all these answers.

I solved the problem by checking the "search tape backup" advanced option in the Search Window => "O" attribute then shows.

Have a nice day everyone!

 

GabeV's picture

Glad to help !! Thanks for the feedback.

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”–Winston Churchill