SharePoint Foundation 2010 is a free version of SharePoint 2010, which makes it a reasonable choice for many organizations. In time, the amount of information in SharePoint might become overwhelming, and finding what you need might be rather difficult. This is where the built-in SharePoint Foundation 2010 search engine comes into play.
It is important to know, that even though Search Service is automatically installed with SharePoint 2010 Foundation, out of the box the Search Service is not started and configured.
In this screen cast we will demonstrate how to start and configure SharePoint Foundation Search. We will show you how to create the required Active Directory service accounts, used by Foundation Search Service. At the end, you will see how to choose content to crawl for Search Service, and how to start the indexing process.