Archive | May, 2010

search error while accessing your MOSS site from internet


From inside the MOSS box search would work but while you are searching on your MOSS site through internet you get the below error message. Solution: Is very simple. Configure AAM to the sharepoint site for Internet     Object reference not set to an instance of an object.   at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.CoreResultsWebPart.OnLoad(EventArgs e)    at System.Web.UI.Control.LoadRecursive() […]

MOSS 2007 :- Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID failed due to the following error: 800703fa.


We were getting COM exceptions on our MOSS 2007 site which is installed on Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 64 bit. IISRESET was solving the issue for sometime and this error would still appear. The issue is really not MOSS issue but IIS 7.0 issue and all you need to do is to […]

cannot connect to configuration database error…


I was running server farm installation for MOSS 2007 and soon after the set up ran , the Central Administration website was showing an error “Cannot connect to the configuration database” I checked the below things: Identity of the app pool under which the CA site was running Checked the SQL server for the right […]