Every language has its own specified dictionary file. Dictionaries that are marked as enabled in the Search configuration file are loaded into memory at server start time when the Search application is started.
For non-English deployments, enabling multilingual support for Search is a mandatory post-installation step that needs to be performed before you start your IBM
® Connections Search server for the first time. Without multiple dictionary support, for languages other than English, Search will only return results where there is an exact match between the search term and content term. Enabling multiple dictionaries ensures better quality search results when your user base is multilingual.
Enabling dictionariesParent topic: Index settings
Search and globalization
Recreating the Search index
Initializing the Search index
Use administrative commands to enable the dictionaries that you want to use with Search.
Listing enabled dictionaries
Use the listDictionaries command to check which dictionaries are currently enabled for use with Search.
Setting the default dictionary
Use administrative commands to set the default dictionary used for Search query strings.
If your organization no longer operates in specific geographies, you can streamline the operation of the Search application by disabling any dictionaries that are no longer needed.
Search language dictionaries
The Search application provides a number of language dictionaries.