How to change IP address of ESP server

  Here are the steps. • Stop ESP (Nctrl stop). • Delete directory var/run/nameservice (take backup first) on the server where you have name service running. • Update IP address. • Start ESP again (Nctrl start).


FAST Search index Out of Disk Space

  Generally speaking, indexing would run out of disk space if there was not 2.5X space available for data_index, where X is the size of an ‘idle’ index set (indexerinfo -a activeindexset outputs the current active directories) on disk. So let’s say you had 5 partitions currently searchable, which occupied 1TB between them all. During…


Search application ‘Search Service Application’ is in a good state and try again

  We get the error on Search Admin page  "Search service application is not working we are getting error "The search service is not able to connect to the machine that hosts the administration component. Verify that the administration component <GUID> in search application ‘Search Service Application’ is in a good state and try again."…


Slow crawl with SharePoint connector via FAST content SSA

We found that crawl will start with high speed but after that it will hangs and we will not see any progress.   In ULS we see following errors.   05-09-2012 14:06:23.13  mssearch.exe (0x27D4) 0x2724  SharePoint Server Search             Search service   cd14       Warning                A database error occurred. Source: Microsoft SQL Server Native Client 10.0 Code: 515…


Values are not crawled as multi- valued using fast content SSA.

Here are the sceneries :-     •    Created a list with two columns, one with lookup and one with MMS. Both are set to use multi value.       •    Added few items.       •     Did full crawl with FAST content SSA. Fund that it was crawled as Multi-valued as NO…


SharePoint and SQL Clustering

What is Clustering? Clustering In short can be defiled as a technology that automatically allows one physical server to take over the tasks and responsibilities of another physical server that has failed. As we know we can’t expect all hardware and software to work always, there are always possibilities of their failure. But by having…


Cant edit and save item in InfoPath form.

We have issue in editing and saving a list item in InfoPath form. In research we found that the user who created those items is not with company and her AD account is also deleted. When we edit on SharePoint it works fine but in InfoPath due to validation check on form it result in…


Not able to crawl new content.Unable to resolve Contentdistributor

Some times we are not able to crawl new content. when we enabler verbose in SharePoint we get following errors. In ULS we were getting :- 03-13-2012 14:00:41.09 mssearch.exe (0x1F14) 0x2BC8 SharePoint Server Search Content Plugin dtz5 High Failed to connect to iPortal. Error=Failed to initialize session with document engine: Unable to resolve Contentdistributor…


Content deployment remote upload Web request failed.

  When you try to run a content deployment job you may receive a error "Content deployment job ‘Media Deployment – Daily’ failed. The remote upload Web request failed.”   You will get following error messages   In UI 3/13/2012 12:49 PM Created Remote import job ‘Remote import job for job with sourceID = xxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxx’….