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It was updated on March 19, 2014 with information on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

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WordPerfect Office IFilter installation on Microsoft® SharePoint Server 2007/2010/2013

Note: These guidelines may differ depending on how your SharePoint server is configured.

Preparing to install WordPerfect Office IFilter

  1. Log in to the system hosting Microsoft® SharePoint Server 2007/2010/2013 as an administrator or as a user with local administrative rights.
  2. Close all running programs to avoid file and memory conflicts.
  3. Critical: Stop all indexing services before installing or uninstalling WordPerfect Office IFilter.
  4. Uninstall any previous version of WordPerfect IFilter installed.

 

For more information, see “Uninstalling WordPerfect Office IFilter.”

Stopping IIS

  1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, right-click Computer, and click Manage. The Server Manager dialog box appears.
  2. In the Server Manager list of categories, click Roles > Web Server (IIS) > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  3. In the Connections pane, click the server name, right-click, and click Stop.

 

Stopping SharePoint

In the Server Manager, click Configuration in the list of categories, click Services, and perform one of the following procedures.

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007

  1. Right-click Windows SharePoint Services Administration, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spadmin in the Command Prompt window.
  2. Right-click Windows SharePoint Services Search, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spsearch in the Command Prompt window.
  3. Right-click Windows SharePoint Services Timer, and click Stop. You can also type net stop sptimerV3 in the Command Prompt window.                                                                                              
  4. Right-click Windows SharePoint Services Tracing, and click Stop. You can also type net stop sptrace in the Command Prompt window.
  5. Right-click Windows SharePoint Services VSS Writer, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spwriter in the Command Prompt window.
  6. Close the Server Manager dialog box.

 

 Note: You must perform these steps for all other SharePoint services running.

 

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

  1. Right-click SharePoint 2010 Administration, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spadmin V4 in the Command Prompt window.
  2. Right-click SharePoint 2010 Timer, and click Stop. You can also type net stop sptimerV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  3. Right-click SharePoint 2010 Tracing, and click Stop. You can also type net stop sptraceV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  4. Right-click SharePoint 2010 User Code Host, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spusercodeV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  5. Right-click SharePoint 2010 VSS Writer, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spwriterV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  6. Right-click SharePoint Foundation Search V4, and click Stop. You can also type net stop spsearch4 in the Command Prompt window.
  7. Right-click SharePoint Server Search 14, and click Stop. You can also type net stop osearch14 in the Command Prompt window.
  8. Close the Server Manager dialog box.

 

Note: You must perform these steps for all other SharePoint services running.

 

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

  1. Right-click SharePoint Administration, and click Stop. You can also type net stop SPAdminV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  2. Right-click SharePoint Search Host Controller, and click Stop. You can also type net stop SPSearchHostController in the Command Prompt window.
  3. Right-click SharePoint Server Search 15, and click Stop. You can also type net stop OSearch15 in the Command Prompt window.
  4. Right-click SharePoint Timer Service, and click Stop. You can also type net stop SPTimerV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  5. Right-click SharePoint Tracing Services, and click Stop. You can also type net stop SPTraceV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  6. Right-click SharePoint User Code Host, and click Stop. You can also type net stop SPUserCodeV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  7. Right-click SharePoint VSS Writer, and click Stop. You can also type net stop SPWriterV4 in the Command Prompt window.
  8. Close the Server Manager dialog box.

 

 Note: You must perform these steps for all other SharePoint services running.

 

Installing WordPerfect Office IFilter on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007/2010/2013

  1. Depending on the operating system, run the appropriate WordPerfect Office IFilter executable file (32-bit or 64-bit).
  2. Follow the instructions in the setup.

 Note: You can only install the 32-bit version on 32-bit operating systems. On 64-bit operating systems, however, installing both 32-bit and 64-bit versions ensures WordPerfect Office IFilter works with all installed search engines.

 

Configuring WordPerfect Office IFilter on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007/2010/2013

After installing WordPerfect Office IFilter, perform the following steps:

  1. Restart the system hosting Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007/2010/2013.
  2. Log in to the system as an administrator.
  3. Restart all services that you stopped that didn’t restart automatically in the Server Manager in the reverse order that you closed them by clicking Configuration in the list of categories, clicking Services, right-clicking the service, and clicking Start.
  4. Perform one of the following procedures:
    • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007
      1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and start SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration.
      2. Log in with administrator rights.
      3. In the Shared Services Administration area, click Shared Services.
      4. Enter your administrator credentials.
      5. In the Search area, click Search settings.
      6. In the Crawl Settings area, click File Types.
    • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
      1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and start SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.
      2. Log in with administrator rights.
      3. In the Application Management area, click Manage service applications.
      4. Click Search Service Application.
      5. In the Crawling area, click File Types.
    • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
      1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and start SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.
      2. Log in with administrator rights.
      3. In the Application Management area, click Manage service applications.
      4. Click Search Service Application.
      5. In the Crawling area, click File Types.
  5. Click New File Type, add the following file format extensions:
    • qpw
    • shw
    • wp
    • wpd
    • wpg
    • wpt
  6. Click OK.
  7. Sign out, and quit SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration, SharePoint 2010 Central Administration, or SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.

 

Note: If you are installing on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, you must perform steps A to F next. If you are installing on Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007/2010, proceed to step 8.

 A.   Click Start All Programs > Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Products.

B.    Right-click SharePoint 2013 Management Shell, and click Run as administrator.

C.    At the command prompt, type, or copy and paste, one of the following in the depending on your installation:

> Server-farm type (complete installations) — $ssa = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication “Enterprise Search”

> Stand-alone — $ssa = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication “Search Service Application”

 

D.   Run the following list:  

 New-SPEnterpriseSearchFileFormat –SearchApplication $ssa –FormatId qpw –FormatName QuattroPro.Notebook –MimeType application/quattropro
New-SPEnterpriseSearchFileFormat –SearchApplication $ssa –FormatId shw –FormatName Presentations.Show –MimeType application/presentations
New-SPEnterpriseSearchFileFormat –SearchApplication $ssa –FormatId wp –FormatName wpdocument –MimeType application/wordperfect
New-SPEnterpriseSearchFileFormat –SearchApplication $ssa –FormatId wpd –FormatName wpdocument –MimeType application/wordperfect
New-SPEnterpriseSearchFileFormat –SearchApplication $ssa –FormatId wpg –FormatName Presentations.Drawing –MimeType image/x-wordperfect-graphics
New-SPEnterpriseSearchFileFormat –SearchApplication $ssa –FormatId wpt –FormatName wptemplate –MimeType application/vnd.wordperfect.template

E.   Close the Command Prompt window.

F.   Restart the SharePoint Search Host Controller service to update the system with your changes.

8.  Open your browser and navigate to your SharePoint site.

9.  On your SharePoint site, do one of the following:

> Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 — Click the Document Center tab, click Documents, and click Upload.

> Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 — Click Shared Documents, and click Add document.

>Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 — Click Documents, and click + new documents.

10.  Add a sample QPW, WP, WPD or WPT document.
For easier testing of the search feature, include a unique word or phrase in each of these sample files. Only documents that are saved and checked-in can be found when searching.
11.  Sign out, and quit your SharePoint site.

 

Recrawling the index

  1. Perform one of the following procedures:
  2.  Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007
  3. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and start SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration.
  4. Log in with administrator rights.
  5. In the Shared Services Administration area, click Shared Services.
  6. Enter your administrator credentials.
  7. In the Search area, click Search settings.
  8. Click Content sources and crawl schedules.
  9. Click Local Office SharePoint Server sites.
  10. Enable the Start full crawl of this content source checkbox, and click OK.
    • The index is rebuilt. When the rebuilding of the index is complete, the status will appear as Idle on the Manage Content Sources page. The rebuild time varies depending on the number of documents stored on your server.
  11. Sign out, and quit SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration.

 

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

  1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and start SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.
  2. Log in with administrator rights.
  3. In the System Settings area, click Manage services on server.
  4. In the Service list, click SharePoint Server Search.
  5. Click Search Service Application.
  6. In the Crawling area, click Content Sources.
  7. Click Local SharePoint sites.
  8. Enable the Start full crawl of this content source check box, and click OK.
    • The index is rebuilt. When the rebuilding of the index is complete, the status will appear as Idle on the Manage Content  Sources page. The rebuild time varies depending on the number of documents stored on your server.
  9. Sign out, and quit SharePoint 2010 Central Administration.

 

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

  1. Click Start on the Windows taskbar, and start SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.
  2. Log in with administrator rights.
  3. In the Application Management area, click Manage service applications.
  4. Click Search Service Application.
  5. In the Crawling area, click Content Sources.
  6. Position your pointer over Local SharePoint sites until a drop-down arrow appears.
  7. Click the drop-down arrow, choose Start Full Crawl, and click OK.
    • The index is rebuilt. When the rebuilding of the index is complete, the status will appear as Idle on the Manage Content Sources page. The rebuild time varies depending on the number of documents stored on your server.
  8. Sign out, and quit SharePoint 2013 Central Administration.
  9. To ensure that your changes have been applied, restart your server (or stop and restart the SPSearch or SPSearch4 service), open your browser, navigate to your SharePoint site, and search for text you know is in your sample file.

 

Note: If you receive the following message, ensure the user accessing the repository where the file resides has proper rights:

“Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository being crawled is a SharePoint repository, verify that the account you are using has "Full Read" permissions on the SharePoint Web Application being crawled. ( HttpStatusCode Unauthorized The request failed with HTTP status 401: Unauthorized. )”

 

Uninstalling WordPerfect Office IFilter

Note: Previous versions had different names:

  • Version 1.0 — Corel WordPerfect Office - iFilter (64-bit)
  • Version 1.2 — WordPerfect IFilter (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Version 1.3 — WordPerfect Office IFilter (32-bit or 64-bit)

 

Windows® XP or Windows Server® 2003

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Choose WordPerfect Office IFilter from the list in the Add or Remove Programs dialog box, and click Change/Remove.
  4. When the setup appears, enable the Remove option.
  5. Click Next to proceed with the uninstallation.

 

Windows Server® 2008, Windows® 7 or Windows Server® 2008 R2

  1. On the Windows taskbar, click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
  3. Double-click WordPerfect Office IFilter on the Uninstall or change a program page.
  4. Follow the uninstallation instructions in the setup.

 

Windows® 8.1/8, Windows Server®  2012 or Windows Server®  2012 R2

  1. With a mouse, move your pointer into the upper-right or lower-right corner, and then move it up or down to click Search.
  2. Type Control Panel in the search box, and press Enter.
  3. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
  4. Double-click WordPerfect Office IFilter on the Uninstall or change a program page.
  5. Follow the uninstallation instructions in the setup.

 

Note: If you have both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the WordPerfect Office IFilter installed and remove one version, you must repair or reinstall the remaining version.

 

 

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Posted Wed, Nov 7 2012 1:17 PM by HeatherB
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