Error: Failed to start the Office SharePoint Server Search service
Updated: April 14, 2008
Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007
This Office product will reach end of support on October 10, 2017. To stay supported, you will need to upgrade. For more information, see , Resources to help you upgrade your Office 2007 servers and clients.
Topic Last Modified: 2008-03-28
If the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard finishes successfully but the Office SharePoint Server Search service remains stopped, the following message in the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard appears:
Failed to start service SearchServiceInstance on this server after completing upgrade. Please start it manually.
During an update, the Office SharePoint Server Search service might not automatically restart.
|To run the Stsadm command-line tool, you must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer.|
On the drive on which SharePoint Products and Technologies is installed, open a command prompt window and change to the following folder:
%COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft shared\Web server extensions\12\Bin
Type the following command, and then press ENTER:
stsadm –o osearch –action start