Specifying How to
Deal with Existing Full-Text Search Catalogs
upgrade process to deal with any existing full-text search catalogs.
You can choose to:
• Import the existing catalogs without any changes. Importing is the
default option. It leaves the full-text catalogs unchanged. How-
ever, this means that they might not be able to take advantage of
some of the enhanced SQL Server 2012 full-text search functional-
ity. If you choose this option, you can rebuild the full-text catalogs
at some point after the upgrade has completed.
• Rebuild the full-text catalogs. When you choose the Rebuild
option, the upgrade process will rebuild the catalogs, adding the
new functionality. However, using this option can considerably
lengthen the upgrade process.
• Reset the full-text catalogs. The Reset option clears the existing
full-text catalog data but doesn’t rebuild it during the upgrade.
If you select the Reset option, you can rebuild the catalog data
manually after the installation.
After selecting the option you want to use, click Next to go to the
Error Reporting dialog box shown in Figure 15. In it, you can elect