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Built in Search Does Nothing on a Clean Install

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    Has anyone here deployed a DNN (9.13.2) site where the built-in search literally appears to do nothing at all?  No search.  No errors.  Nothing.  Type something in and nothing happens.  Not even an error in the console.  This brand-new site has nothing happening with that feature.  

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      I just performed a clean install of a DNN 9.13.2 instance and search is working perfectly after the first run of the scheduled "Search: Site Crawler" task.

      David Poindexter


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        Did you check the scheduler to make sure it (and the search crawler) are running?

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          Yeah, the scheduler is running.  Unfortunately, I think this is permissions too.  Also unfortunate, it's a "black box" installation where I can't troubleshoot anything myself.  I'm limited to their SysAdmin telling me he did everything correctly.  

          The scheduler is running, the history has no errors.  The log has no errors.  I can't think of anything else.  This is one of the more mature features in DNN.  

          Thanks for the sanity check.  My brain feels "fried" right now and I wanted to be sure I wasn't missing anything.  

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            Good luck!

            David Poindexter


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