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SharePoint crawling - Windows authentication failing for STS4?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 03, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
In a Sharepoint 2010 installation, we are trying to crawl the content of a small, single-node SharePoint installation. The crawling is partially successful. We are able to retrieve data delivered from the web services (_vti_bin/sitedata.asmx), but when the crawler tries to access the full page contents, it fails. The error message shown in the Crawl Log is: The crawler could not communicate with the server. Check that the server is available and that the firewall access is configured correctly. The error which is logged in the ULS is: 08/27/2010 01:52:02.92     mssdmn.exe (0x0A7C)                         0x03E4    SharePoint Server Search          HTTP Protocol Handler             du54    High        CHttpAccessorHelper::InitRequestInternal - unexpected status (500) on request for 'http://staging.dsr.dk/_layouts/error.aspx' Authentication 1.  [httpacchelper.cxx:657]  d:\office\source\search\native\gather\protocols\http\httpacchelper.cxx      08/27/2010 01:52:02.92     mssdmn.exe (0x0A7C)          &n

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