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Microsoft SharePoint Legacy Connector

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The Coveo Legacy connector for Microsoft SharePoint allows you to bring the information stored on one or multiple SharePoint farms into the unified index so that end-users can easily access this content. The Legacy connector allows Coveo Enterprise Search (CES) to crawl and index a complete SharePoint farm or specific farm sections, such as Web Applications, site collections, websites, lists, or document libraries.

Note: A second generation SharePoint connector is now available and strongly recommended to use over the legacy version (see Microsoft SharePoint Connector) .

CES 7.0.7433+ (February 2015) A tool to convert your SharePoint Legacy sources to SharePoint sources is available. The SharePoint Converter Tool, which is compatible with CES 7.0.6767+ (June 2014 monthly release), is pretty useful when you want to take full advantage of the improved SharePoint connector without having to recreate all your SharePoint Legacy sources. Contact Coveo Support to get the SharePoint Converter Tool.

The content of this section is also available in PDF format for download:
Microsoft SharePoint Legacy connector Guide

Feature history

CES  version Monthly release Features
7.0.6830 July 2014 Source and security provider types renamed from SharePoint to SharePoint Legacy with the introduction of the second generation SharePoint connector (see Microsoft SharePoint Connector).
7.0.6424 February 2014 Search interface with Claims SSO (see Manually Configuring a .NET Search Interface Claims SSO for an On-Premises SharePoint)
7.0.5556 June 2013
  • Beta support for SharePoint 2013 Online.

  • Support Conversations (Micro-Blogging)

  • Trusted identity provider (ADFS)

7.0.5031 March 2013

Beta support for an on-premises SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010 Online.

Claims-based authentication for any search interface.

7.0.4855 August 2012 Support for Claims-based authentication for search interfaces integrated in SharePoint
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