Hi,

 

The SharePoint Product Group has experienced a lot of customers reporting an issue where they would get Event 7076, 6398, 6482 regularly displayed in the Event Log on a SharePoint Server. Information to help identify the event log messages is below.

 

Apart from the Event Log messages the symptoms that the customer may see is:

In SharePoint Server 2007, tasks that are scheduled do not run.

When you try to manage IIS 6.0 by using Server Manager, you receive a blank page, or you receive the following error message:

the path specified cannot be used at this time

 

A Windows Server 2003 hotfix is now available for this issue.

946517    FIX: You may be unable to manage IIS 6.0 by using Server Manager if two threads access IIS 6.0 at the same time
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;946517

 

Event Log details:

 

Event Id: 7076
Event Source: Office SharePoint Server
The Message text will contain:
- "Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchAdminSharedWebServiceInstance"

- "Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt."

- A reference to the Metabase in the call stack.

 

Event Id: 6398
Event Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3
The Message text will contain:  
- "Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.ApplicationServerAdministrationServiceJob"

- "Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt."

 

Event Id: 6482
Event Source: Office SharePoint Server
The Message text will contain:
- "Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchAdminSharedWebServiceInstance"

- "Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt."

- A reference to the Metabase in the call stack.

 

 Nick.