troubleshooting Question

Mac OSX can't search on smb via finder

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jzrobbieFlag for Australia asked on
Mac OS XApple OSWindows Server 2008
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OSX version 10.9.5 or 10.10.5
wndows version : windows 2008 R2
Shared folder path: smb://server01/sharedFolder

When I open the smb shared folder and type in a file name"search01". finder shows "Searching "search01"" and stay there forever.

Is it  a mis-conifguration issue or OSX doesn't support smb indexing?

Thank You
Irwin W.
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