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Search Problem with SharePoint Foundation on SBS 08

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 24, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I upgraded to Sharepoint foundation 2010 on my SBS 2008 server that I just set up, and followed the instructions in this whitepaper: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff959273%28WS.10%29.aspx

I followed this guide to the letter, and cannot get the search working for my sharepoint site.  When I first tried it, it errored out with the following message:


Your search cannot be completed because this site is not assigned to an indexer. Contact your administrator for more information.


Googling that provided a solution, to go into central admin, manage content databases, ShareWebDB and select a search server, which there is only one choice (which is the name of the server).

That seemed to make the search work, but it can't ever find anything, even stuff I know is there.  I went and looked in the event viewer, and found this:



Log Name: Application
Source: Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation Search
Date: 10/13/2010 10:30:27 PM
Event ID: 14
Task Category: Gatherer
Level: Warning
Computer: SERVERNAME.DOMAIN.local Description: The start address sts4://SERVERNAME/contentdbid={2c1f1945-23

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