How to exclude a site for the Sharepoint Crawler?

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Article ID: 159447

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Issue/Introduction

If you need the Sharepoint Crawler to a exclude  a site, you cannot use the absolute path in the Exclude Filter. 

Resolution

 Let's say you have a site  https://my-site/company.com/personal/site1 that you want to exclude, then in the Exclude Filter, you will need to put the following:

/personal/site1/*

/site1/*

Note: There is a 1024 character limit for this exclusion list.