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Cannot start wss search in MOSS farm

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 27, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

Hi

 

MOSS farm: 1 index, 1 WFE,  SQL cluster

 

When we try to start the wss search service from the web UI we gat a 'system policies must have full control' message. I can start it manually but the app log is full of event ID's 6482:

 

Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance (da839862-de1b-4d3e-9015-3f23999ad32a).

Reason: System policies must have Full Control.

Techinal Support Details:
Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: System policies must have Full Control.
   at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance.SynchronizeDefaultContentSource(IDictionary applications)
   at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance.Synchronize()
   at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.ApplicationServerJob.ProvisionLocalSharedServiceInstances(Boolean isAdministrationServiceJob)

 

There is an additional similar event (event ID 6483) that we also see regularly in the event log concerning Excel services:

 

Application synchronization failed for Microsoft.Office.Excel.Server.ExcelServe


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