Query Server status always shows Error

Recently I am noticing search related issues with below symptoms. Issue—————————————– The Query Server under Search Administration page always shows the below 2 status Server Status – ErrorPropagation Status – Waiting for Initialization (MOSS-XYZ-WFE1) Sometimes we also get error message in the Application log Event Type: Error Event Source: Office SharePoint Server Event Category: Office Server…

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Content Query Webpart

Recently I was working on an issue where a SPS site had a Content Query Webpart pulling data from the document library of custom content types inside the top level site. When we create a new site under the top level site collection the Content Query Webpart fails to show the data and instead displays…

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Timer Job Status Page

The Timer Job Status Page pulls data from SharePoint Config database TimerRunningJobs Table. This Table contains all the Job Titles. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc678870.aspx  “proc_StartTimerRunningJob” is the stored procedure responsible for creating the Job Titles inside the TimerRunningJobs Table. “proc_DeleteAllTimerLocksAndRunningJobs” is the stored procedure responsible for deleting all the Job Titles from the TimerRunningJobs Table. Sometimes I have…

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