Remove URLs from search results (Search Server 2008)

Applies To: Microsoft Search Server 2008


Topic Last Modified: 2008-08-14


Unless otherwise noted, the information in this article applies to both Microsoft Search Server 2008 and Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express.

A search services administrator can exclude specific URLs from being displayed in search results. After a URL is excluded, crawl rules are created to exclude the URLs in future crawls.


Read permission on the Shared Services Provider Administration site collection is the minimum required to complete this procedure.

Removing URLs from search results

Follow this procedure to remove specific URLs from search results.

Remove URLs from search results

  1. On the Search Administration page, under Queries and Results, click Search result removal.

  2. On the Remove URLs from Search Results page, type the fully qualified domain name of the URL that you want to remove from the search results.

  3. Click Remove Now.