Setting the Search Scope

Define search scopes for the content from HCL Connections that is returned from a search in HCL Digital Experience Portal applications.

About this task

After the service or collection is defined, you can optionally define search scopes to make available to users. A search scope defines different levels of granularity at which the search is executed from the Portal user interface.


  1. To open the Manage Search portlet, click the Administration menu icon. Then, click Search Administration > Manage Search.
  2. In the Manage Search section, click Search Scope.
  3. Click New Scope.
  4. Specify a name for the scope and click Select Location to select the services and collections to include.
    This view enables you to mix and match various services and content sources and to define the granularity of the search scope.