Farm Search Administration In SharePoint 2013 Central Administration - Part Two

Search is an important aspect of SharePoint. It is one of the key features of the product and one of the major functionalities. Let’s see how to configure Farm search in this configuration

How to configure it?

Let’s open Central Admin of SharePoint on your machine. On your Windows desktop screen, click Start >> Administrative Tools >> SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.


  • Run it as an administrator to have the elevated privileges.

  • You will see the screenshot given below.


  • Central Admin is configured under the categories given above.

  • Click General Application Settings.


  • Go to Search.

  • Click Farm Search Administration.

  • You will see the screen given below.


In this part of the article, we will see the search Service Application. As in our case, we have a default search Service Application.

  • Click it.

  • You will see the screen given below.


1st Option

Specify where you want the users to go for search. In this case, you can specify the location by clicking it.


Once you assign a link, click OK and this will be a default search center for the complete Farm.

System Status

Here, you can see the complete running status of your search Farm.


Configuration