Deprecated Full-Text Search Features in SQL Server 2016

This topic describes the deprecated full-text search features still available in SQL Server. These features are scheduled to be removed in a future release. Do not use deprecated features in new applications.

Monitor your use of deprecated features by using the SQL Server:Deprecated Features object performance counter and trace events. For more information, see Use SQL Server Objects.

Features no longer supported

Deprecated feature Replacement Feature name Feature ID
FULLTEXTCATALOGPROPERTY property: LogSize None. FULLTEXTCATALOGPROPERTY('LogSize') 211
FULLTEXTSERVICEPROPERTY property:

ConnectTimeout

DataTimeout
None. FULLTEXTSERVICEPROPERTY('ConnectTimeout')

FULLTEXTSERVICEPROPERTY('DataTimeout')
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209
sp_fulltext_catalog CREATE FULL CATALOG

ALTER FULLTEXT CATALOG

DROP FULLTEXT CATALOG
sp_fulltext_catalog 84
sp_fulltext_column

sp_fulltext_database

sp_fulltext_table
CREATE FULL INDEX

ALTER FULLTEXT INDEX

DROP FULLTEXT INDEX
sp_fulltext_column

sp_fulltext_database

sp_fulltext_table
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87

85
sp_help_fulltext_catalogs

sp_help_fulltext_catalog_components

sp_help_fulltext_catalogs_cursor

sp_help_fulltext_columns

sp_help_fulltext_columns_cursor

sp_help_fulltext_tables

sp_help_fulltext_tables_cursor
sys.fulltext_catalogs

sys.fulltext_index_columns

sys.fulltext_indexes
sp_help_fulltext_catalogs

sp_help_fulltext_catalog_components

sp_help_fulltext_catalogs_cursor

sp_help_fulltext_columns

sp_help_fulltext_columns_cursor

sp_help_fulltext_table

sp_help_fulltext_tables_cursor
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203

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89
sp_fulltext_service action values: clean_up, connect_timeout, and data_timeout return zero None sp_fulltext_service @action=clean_up<br />
sp_fulltext_service @action=connect_timeout<br />
sp_fulltext_service @action=data_timeout
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sys.dm_fts_active_catalogs columns:

is_paused

previous_status

previous_status_description

row_count_in_thousands

status

status_description

worker_count
None. dm_fts_active_catalogs.is_paused

dm_fts_active_catalogs.previous_status

dm_fts_active_catalogs.previous_status_description

dm_fts_active_catalogs.row_count_in_thousands

dm_fts_active_catalogs.status

dm_fts_active_catalogs.status_description

dm_fts_active_catalogs.worker_count
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sys.dm_fts_memory_buffers column:

row_count
None. dm_fts_memory_buffers.row_count 225
sys.fulltext_catalogs columns:

path

data_space_id

file_id columns
None. fulltext_catalogs.path

fulltext_catalogs.data_space_id

fulltext_catalogs.file_id
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216

217

Features Not Supported in a Future Version of SQL Server

The following full-text search features are supported in the next version of SQL Server, but will be removed in a later version. The specific version of SQL Server has not been determined.

The Feature name value appears in trace events as the ObjectName and in performance counters and sys.dm_os_performance_counters as the instance name. The Feature ID value appears in trace events as the ObjectId.

Deprecated feature Replacement Feature name Feature ID
CONTAINS and CONTAINSTABLE generic NEAR operator:

{ | }

{

{ { NEAR | ~ } { | } } [...n]

}
The custom NEAR operator:

NEAR(

{ { | } [ ,…n ]

| ( { | } [,…n] )

[, [,] ]

}

)

::= {integer | MAX}

::= {TRUE | FALSE}
FULLTEXT_OLD_NEAR_SYNTAX 247
CREATE FULLTEXT CATALOG option:

IN PATH 'rootpath'

ON FILEGROUP filegroup
None. CREATE FULLTEXT CATLOG IN PATH

None.*
237

None.*
DATABASEPROPERTYEX property: IsFullTextEnabled None. DATABASEPROPERTYEX('IsFullTextEnabled') 202
sp_detach_db option:

[ @keepfulltextindexfile = ] 'KeepFulltextIndexFile'
None. sp_detach_db @keepfulltextindexfile 226
sp_fulltext_service action values: resource_usage has no function. None sp_fulltext_service @action=resource_usage 200

The **SQL Server:Deprecated Features* object does not monitor occurrences of CREATE FULLTEXT CATLOG ON FILEGROUP filegroup.