Event 8313 Topology – Load Balancer EndpointFailure – SearchService.svc

Problem Encountered the following error while analysing the logs on our SharePoint farm today. Source: Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation Event ID: 8313 Task Category: Topology Level: Error Description:SharePoint Web Services Round Robin Service Load Balancer Event: EndpointFailure Service Application Uri: urn:schemas-microsoft-com:sharepoint:service:ab40bec68e8f46268fdea0db3550d881 #authority=urn:uuid:e8fc6caf719c4ad8939db089e955b65e&authority= https://server1:32844/Topology/topology.svc Affected Endpoint: http://server1:32843/ab40bec68e8f46268fdea0db3550d881/SearchService.svc I have seen this happen with other service applications and […]

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Internal server error when performing SharePoint search

Problem You get an internal server error when performing a SharePoint search. Checking the ULS logs, you see a similar¬†error message: Watson bucket parameters: SharePoint Server 2010, ULSException14, 06175311 “sharepoint server search”, 0e00178d “14.0.6029.0”, 17853a8f “microsoft.office.server.search”, 0e0017da “14.0.6106.0”, 4def6b97 “wed jun 08 20:31:19 2011”, 00003297 “00003297”, 0000002d “0000002d”, 4a6d3421 “nullreferenceexception”, 67316a39 “g1j9 Solution Restart the […]

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Customizing the people search refinement panel

Requirement Customise the enterprise search center to include ‘Department’ and ‘Office’ fields in the refinement panel. Solution The first thing you need to do is ensure that the metadata fields exists under your search application. You can check this by going to Central Administration -> Manage Service Applications -> Search Service Application -> Metadata Properties. […]

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