GetPortalSearchInfo Method

The GetPortalSearchInfo method of the Query Service Web service returns a list of search and catalog scopes.

Return Value

A string that contains the list of search and catalog scopes.

If you like to know more about the XML schema of the Query Service or about developing for the Research pane, check out the following articles and the Microsoft Office Research Service Software Development Kit:


The GetPortalSearchInfo method returns a list of search and catalog scopes available in this deployment of Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003.


The following code example shows how to invoke the GetPortalSearchInfo method. This example assumes that you have established a connection and provided credentials to the Web service. The queryService variable represents a reference to the Web service.


Platforms: Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Web Reference: http://server_name/_vti_bin/search.asmx

Security: Code Access Security