Originally posted by vibhu
You will have to install IFilter on the box that runs index server. I am not sure why you should be worried about SQL server when you searching documents from a folder.
Are ur documents stored in a database?
sorry, YES docs are stored directly in the SQL db. iFilter says to install it "where the index server is" -- but i don't know if that means the *** IIS Index Server*** or the ***SQL Server**** which is doing the full text indexing. <??>