For this procedure, in Metaverse Search, you can create a search
query to search for objects in the metaverse. You can create
complex search queries by combining multiple clauses. Search query
clauses are joined using AND. To complete this procedure, you must be logged on as a member of the MIISJoiners security group or the MIISAdmins security group.
To create a metaverse search query
On the Tools menu, click Metaverse Search.
In Scope by Object Type, click an object type you want
to include in the search query.
In Collation, click the collation type you want to use
in the search query.
On the Actions menu, click Add clause.
In the Attribute column, click an attribute you want to
include in the search clause, and then in the Operator
column, click the operator value, and then in the Value
column, type the value you want to search for in the selected
To add multiple clauses to be included in the search query,
click Add clause and specify additional values for
Attribute, Operator, and Value.
To increase performance of a metaverse search, keep the number
of search clauses as minimum as possible. Indexing attributes can
also improve Metaverse search performance. For more information,
see Related Topics.
If you are uncertain of the collation, leave the
Collation setting at Default. The default collation
By default, search results display the displayName attribute as
the identifier for a metaverse object. If a metaverse object does
not contain a displayName attribute, the globally unique identifier
(GUID) is used as the object identifier. To add additional columns
in Search Results, click Column Settings.
If you have performed a search, but you do not see a populated
list in Search Results, you might need to configure additional
columns so that they appear in Search Results. For more information
about configuring Search Results columns, see Related Topics.