How to setup FTS component in MSSQL

Full-Text Search in SQL Server component and run full-text queries against character-based data in SQL Server tables.

Full-Text Search is an optional component of the SQL Server Database Engine. If you didn't select Full-Text Search when you installed SQL Server, run SQL Server Setup again to add it.

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How to add FTS feature to an Instance

Following document provides a step-by-step procedure for adding features to an instance of SQL Server.

Full-text search component can be selected from the available features list, when adding new features to the existing MSSQL server edition. 

Availability of the Full-text search component depends on the SQL server edition (see the table below).

Features Supported by the SQL Server Editions