Troubleshooting Solution (.wsp) Deployment

This article help you troubleshoot issue while deploying solution package and successfully complete the solution deployment: Once you have got your solution (.wsp) package for deployment, you will have to add the solution to the solution store using the command: stsadm -o addsolution    -filename <solution file name> Details : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263162.aspx Once the solution is…

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SharePoint Crawling fails with Access Denied error after installation of KB 963027

BEHAVIOR: On MOSS 2007 SharePoint Farm, with a dedicated index server, after you have installed Windows update, your search crawling is no longer working. Specifically after installing the hot-fix KB 963027. ENVIRONMENT: MOSS 2007 CAUSE/ SYMPTOMS: MS09-014: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, has a fix for a vulnerability in NTLM authentication , more details…

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Subsequent search takes longer time to display search results on results.aspx page

BEHAVIOR: On MOSS 2007 / Search server 2008 , when you do a search on the SharePoint site with the "All Site" scope, the first result is displayed as expected and the  subsequent search on the search result page is getting delayed. But this search works absolutely perfect when you do a search with "This…

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An unhandled exception occurred in the user interface.Exception Information. The request failed with HTTP status 401:Unauthorized

 Symptoms: When you click on the search settings page on the SSP, you get the following error message :The search service is currently offline. Visit the services on server page in SharePoint central administration to verify whether the service is enabled. This might also be because an indexer move is in progress and when you…

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SharePoint Search Architecture

Hello Folks, I am back and this time no issues to be resolved, just knowledge sharing.I have gathered few links that would help understand the Sharepoint search architecture. Windows SharePoint Services Search Architecture http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa979515.aspx Enterprise Search Architecture http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms570748.aspx Find It All with SharePoint Enterprise Search http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/2007.01.search.aspx Video on Sharepoint Search Architecture and Configuration http://www.microsoft.com/winme/0802/32005/Module_4_300k/local/index.htm I…

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How to connect SQL Embedded Edition to SQL Management Studio?

Say you have WSS 3.0 with Embedded SQL edition and then you install the SQL server 2005 full blown version on the box. Now you want to connect to the instance of the Sharepoint database to take a backup. How will you connect? Here is how we connect to the Embedded SQL instance: We can…

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