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Cannot crawl sharepoint site and mysite after database attach upgrade form sharepoint 2007 to 2010.

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 31, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
After database attach upgrade site and mysite from sharepoint 2007 to 2010 , I have full crawl and get "The crawler could not communicate with the server. Check that the server is available and that the firewall access is configured correctly. If the repository was temporarily unavailable, an incremental crawl will fix this error. ( Error from SharePoint site: HttpStatusCode ServiceUnavailable The request failed with HTTP status 503: Service Unavailable. )" for mysite and get "Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository. If the repository being crawled is a SharePoint repository, verify that the account you are using has "Full Read" permissions on the SharePoint Web Application being crawled." for sharepoint site. The content access account for search is "db_owner" of both of site and mysite. How do I solved this problem ?

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Ok apart from deleting these Classes and Objects what else can be done. Any one know a way around. Just to help you find them if you have a similar error look in the Classes and Objects Tables in the Offending database listed in the error message. In this error message below it is SharePoint_Config. How I found them,  yes its like looking for a needle in a hey stack see this post, very handly sql query.

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[psconfigui] [SPConfigurationDatabaseSequence2] [INFO] [9/30/2010 3:44:42 PM]: SPConfigurationDatabase Name=SharePoint_Config
[psconfigui] [SPConfigurationDatabaseSequence2] [WARNING] [9/30/2010 3:44:42 PM]: Object with Id 57bdacb5-31fe-4f4c-bdb3-3caf048474bd and class id 92e1ba91-03dc-4d85-8978-8c6224d84d5e could not be deserialized. Most likely its type is no longer a sub class of SPPersistedObject.
[OWSTIMER] [UserProfileApplicationSequence] [INFO] [9/30/20

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[psconfigui] [SPConfigurationDatabaseSequence2] [INFO] [9/30/2010 3:44:42 PM]: SPConfigurationDatabase Name=SharePoint_Config
[psconfigui] [SPConfigurationDatabaseSequence2] [WARNING] [9/

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