Monthly Archives: February 2009

MOSS 2007 Index Server Adventures Part III – Error on the Search Settings Page – Authentication failed because the remote party has closed the Transport Stream

After rebuilding the server and adding the new server back into the MOSS farm (See previous blog entry in this series), I have noticed that Crawling and Propagating Status was Retrieving on the Manage Search Service page from the Central … Continue reading

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MOSS 2007 Index Server Adventures Part II – Adding Index Server to the MOSS farm and issues related to the Index Move

Adding Index Server into the existing MOSS farm and moving index service from the one server to another server is a mini-project itself. Here is the step by step process from my recent experience. First step is to build the … Continue reading

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MOSS 2007 Index Server Adventures Part I – Removing Index Server from the MOSS farm and issues related to the Index Move

During one of my recent MOSS projects, we have found out that Index Server (with MOSS RTM) in the farm wasn’t up to the same patch level as WFE Server (with Infrastructure Update) hosting central admin site. During the stabilization … Continue reading

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Can you install SP1 on the MOSS 2007 RTM Servers with later versions of patches or updates?

Recently working on one of the MOSS farms, I came across an interesting scenario during the SP1 upgrade process. One of the web front end servers had MOSS 2007 RTM and WSS 3.0 Infrastructure Update (June 2008 Update) installed. Our … Continue reading

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IIS Console Access Problems on the MOSS 2007 Servers

Recently I came across a strange IIS console access problem on the WFE box while reviewing the one of the MOSS farms. I couldn’t access the IIS Manager either from the Start/Run/inetmgr or from the Administrative Tools. Along with IIS … Continue reading

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