Category Archives: Search

Access denied – Microsoft loopback security check

I recently experienced an issue with a server which had me scratching my head for a couple of hours. ¬†Fortunately my colleague had previously experienced this issue and promptly directed me to a Microsoft KB which allowed me to resolve … Continue reading

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The search request was unable to connect to the Search Service

I had an issue on a SharePoint 2007 server recently that wasn’t immediately obvious to me (it may well have been obvious to you however). Whenever searching using the Microsoft Search product the following error would be returned immediately: The … Continue reading

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