SharePoint 2010 Search Query Component Not Responding

Problem One of SharePoint servers went down for a period of time, when it came back up, the Query Component status was still stuck at ‘Not Responding’. Solution We had to use a small PowerShell script to restart the Query Component on that server. Its status then changed to ‘Recovering’ and eventually ‘Online’. Here is the […]

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Event 6398 Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.Search_GetRecentStats’

Problem You get the following errors in the event log on your SharePoint server. Event ID: 6398 The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Monitoring.HealthStatUpdateJobDefinition (ID 9cb6be54-0384-4c6e-abfc-c2f25621a3ed) threw an exception. More information is included below. Could not find stored procedure ‘dbo.Search_GetRecentStats’. Event ID: 5586 Unknown SQL Exception 2812 occurred. Additional error information from SQL Server is […]

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Unable to delete a corrupted Search Service Application

Problem I recently had to recreate a corrupted search service application on my farm. I tried deleting the service application from Central Administration but the ‘Please wait’ dialog just kept showing and nothing happened. I then tried deleting it using PowerShell using the Remove-SPServiceApplication command. After pressing enter, I waited for about 15 minutes and […]

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Error when crawling pages with Gantt Chart webpart

Problem You have Gantt chart views in your webparts. During a search crawl, the following messages are logged in ULS. Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException: This view requires at least Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0, Mozilla FireFox 3.0, or Apple Safari 3.0.    at Microsoft.SharePoint.WebControls.Gantt.OnLoad(EventArgs e)     at System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive()     at System.Web.UI.Control.AddedControl(Control control, Int32 index)     at […]

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