configure ifilter sharepoint 2010

August 30, 2011 — 1 Comment

How to install and configure PDF iFilter to SharePoint 2010 and pdf extension for PDF documents.
In this blog, I am adding all the steps you needed to install and configure pdf ifilter v9 for SharePoint 2010

1. Download: Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit for SharePoint 2010

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2. Download and extract the contents of "PDFiFilter64installer.zip" to your local drive.
3. Double click "PDFFilter64installer.msi" to launch the installer.

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4. Follow the instructions in the installer wizard to complete the installation.

5. Download the Adobe Icons from : Download Adobe Icon for SharePoint

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If you don’t like the above icon, you can use the standard icon which comes with Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms

PDF iFilter 9 for 64-bit platforms icon

6. Save the image adobe image to SharePoint 2010 to:
C:\program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Template\Images

Saving Adobe Image for SharePoint 2010

7. Open DOCICON.xml file from

C:\program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\Template\XML folder to add adobe Ifilter to SharePoint 2010

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8. Add  <Mapping Key=”pdf” Value= "ifilter.gif" OpenControl=""/>

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9. Open SharePoint Central Administration | General Application Settings | Farm Search Administration

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10.  Click on Search Service Application

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11. Click on File Types to add PDF extension for SharePoint 2010

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12. Add new File Type extension “PDF” to setup IFilter for SharePoint 2010

adding file extension

 

13.  Enter file extension as pdf and click OK and get out from Central Administration

File Extension PDF in Sharepoint 2010

 

14.  Open Regedit and go to : \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\14.0\Search\Setup\Filters

Add PDF Filter for SharePoint 2010

 

15. Right-click the Filters  folder and select New Key. Enter “.pdf” for the key value.

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16. Add the following values

<REG_SZ> Default = <value not set>
<REG_SZ> Extension = pdf
<REG_DWORD> FileTypeBucket = 1
<REG_SZ> MimeTypes = application/pdf

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17. Now go to \\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\14.0\Search\Setup\ContentIndexCommon\Filters\Extension

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Right-click the Filters  folder and select New Key. Enter “.pdf” for the key value.
Set the “default” value to {E8978DA6-047F-4E3D-9C78-CDBE46041603}

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Restart the computer

This would be the end result.

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One response to configure ifilter sharepoint 2010

  1. 

    Thanks for sharing..!

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