An error occurred in the Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server Search (SharePointPSSearch) service. The content index server is out of memory or disk space.
To resolve this issue execute the following steps:
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
Address any issues in the event log that are responsible for this failure.
Ensure that the content index server has sufficient free hard disk. To review the current free space utilization on the computer, start the following view:
Start Disk Capacity View
If necessary, increase the amount of free hard disk space.
Ensure that the content index server has sufficient memory and close any unnecessary programs. To review the current memory utilization on the computer, start the following view:
Start Memory Utilization (Physical) View
Once done, restart the SharePointPSSearch service. The service can be stopped and restarted using the following tasks:
Stop Search Service
Start Search Service
For information about the SharePointPSSearch service, see the Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Administrator’s Guide.