Cannot configure search service Rule

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Message Priority Severity
Cannot configure search service Medium Critical

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Summary

An error occurred in the SharePoint Portal Administration service. The search service cannot be synchronized with the server farm configuration database settings.

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Resolutions

To resolve this issue execute the following steps:

Ensure that the search server can access the configuration database and that the administration service is running in an account that is a member of the Power Users or Administrators local groups. The account for the administration service can be viewed though the Service snap-in which can be found in the Computer Management console. The following task will start the Computer Management console:

To check to see if the account is a member of the Administrators group or the Power Users group, execute the following tasks:

Start Local Administrator Query

Start Local Power User Query

Look in the Application event log for related events. The Application event log can be viewed through the Event Viewer snap-in which can be found in the Computer Management console. The following task will start the Computer Management console:

Start Computer Management Console

If necessary, stop and restart the Search service. The service can be stopped and restarted using the Computer Management Task:

Start Computer Management Console

For information about the SharePoint Portal Administration service, see the Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Administrator’s Guide.

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See Also for SharePoint Portal Server Management Pack


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