Failed to contact search server Rule

  • ID:  Failed_to_contact_search_server
  • Description:   
  • Target:  SPS 2003 Search Service
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Priority 1  
Severity 2  

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Alert Details

Message Priority Severity
Failed to contact search server Medium Critical

Rule Knowledgebase

Summary

An error occurred in the Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server Search (SharePointPSSearch) service. The content index was not propagated to one of the search servers, and search capacity will be reduced.

Causes
This rule does not contain any causes.
Resolutions

To resolve this issue execute the following steps:

Look in the Application event log on the Search Server for related events and information. The Application event log can be viewed through the Event Viewer snap-in which can be found in the Computer Management console.

Start Computer Management Console

Address any issues in the event log that are responsible for this failure and then propagate the content index to the server.

For information about the SharePointPSSearch service and propagating content indexes, see the Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Administrator's Guide.

External References
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See Also for SharePoint Portal Server Management Pack


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