This is so stupid!!!! Why do they not have a configuration Wizard in Central Admin in the Configuration Wizard section and add a button to use the defaults for configuring search. Instead, I have been working with scripts from your book, your web site and some scripts on the share drive with, I am not kidding...
# 1.Setting up some initial variables.
write-host 1.Setting up some initial variables.
$SSAName = "ContosoSearch"
All my screen does is bleed. I have been working 4.5 hours on getting search working. I am tired of reading Search Application already exists. This is as bad as trying to tell my customer we have a new development model or we are getting rid of InfoPath but don't know what to use yet.