Unsupported search method "simplesearch" in FSI Pages 5.6.0 when used with FSI Server version 1.x.

Reason:

A new search method introduced with FSI Server 2 is used by default in FSI Viewer 5.6.0 and later but is not supported by FSI Server versions prior version 2.
Thus, search requests issued in FSI Pages 5.6.0 never return any results.

Solution:

Open your _default.fsi file in the FSI Viewer folder on your FSI Server. Add the pages_searchtype parameter to “search” when running FSI Pages 5.6.0 on FSI Server 1:

Customers using FSI Pages 5.6.0 on FSI Server 2 do not need to adjust this setting.