New-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase

Creates a crawl database which can be added to a search service application.

Syntax

New-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase
   -DatabaseName <String>
   -SearchApplication <SearchServiceApplicationPipeBind>
   [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>]
   [-Confirm]
   [-DatabasePassword <SecureString>]
   [-DatabaseServer <String>]
   [-DatabaseUsername <String>]
   [-FailoverDatabaseServer <String>]
   [-WhatIf]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The New-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase cmdlet is used during initial configuration and farm scale-out to create a new crawl database, which can be added to a search service application. A crawl database stores crawl history for a search application.

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Examples

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C:\PS>$searchApp = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication mySearchServiceApp
New-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlDatabase -SearchApplication $searchApp 
-DatabaseName newCrawlDB

This example creates a new crawl database named newCrawlDB for the mySearchServiceApp search service application.

Required Parameters

-DatabaseName

Specifies the name of the database to create for the crawl database.

The type must be a valid name of a SQL Server database; for example, CrawlStoreDB1.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-SearchApplication

Specifies the search application that contains the crawl database.

The type must be a valid GUID, in the form 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh; a valid search application name (for example, SearchApp1); or an instance of a valid SearchServiceApplication object.

Type:SearchServiceApplicationPipeBind
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016

Optional Parameters

-AssignmentCollection

Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.

Type:SPAssignmentCollection
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-DatabasePassword

Specifies the name of the password for the Microsoft SQL Server database server.

Type:SecureString
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-DatabaseServer

Specifies the name of the host server for the database specified in DatabaseName.

The type must be a valid SQL Server host name; for example, SQLServerHost1.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-DatabaseUsername

Specifies the account name specified in the Database Server parameter.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-FailoverDatabaseServer

Server that is used for failover when SQL Server mirroring is used.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016
-WhatIf

Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
Applies to:SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Server 2016