Searching New Content in SharePoint Server Search
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010
For crawling content, SharePoint Server search provides a connector framework that enables you to create custom indexing connectors to connect to external content so that it can be crawled by SharePoint Server search and included in the content index. To return search results for additional content that is not crawled by SharePoint Server search you can use federated search.
Use the following topics to learn how you can create solutions to search new content in SharePoint Server search.