After I removed a WFE from the Server Farm (MOSS), I get the following error in the Application Log. As usual it worked fine when I did the same thing in Lab, but everything has to go wrong when it comes to production... :(
Anyway, lets get down to the resolution...
Event Type: ErrorEvent Source: Office SharePoint ServerEvent Category: Office Server Shared Services Event ID: 6482Date: 8/12/2007Time: 12:54:10 PMUser: N/AComputer: Primary Server NameDescription:Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance (d83720bf-51ec-4ff1-97e6-bd9b77c7fa58).
Reason: Removed Server NameParameter name: SearchDataAccessServiceInstance
Techinal Support Details:System.ArgumentNullException: Removed Server NameParameter name: SearchDataAccessServiceInstance at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchApi.RunOnServer[T](CodeToRun`1 remoteCode, CodeToRun`1 localCode, Boolean useCurrentSecurityContext, Int32 versionIn) at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchApi.RunOnServer[T](CodeToRun`1 remoteCode, CodeToRun`1 localCode) at Microsoft.Search.Administration.Security.HOSTSFile.ConfigureDedicatedGathering(SearchServiceInstance searchServiceInstance, SPServer dedicatedWebFrontEndServer, IList`1 previousWebApplicationHostNames) at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance.SynchronizeDefaultContentSource(IDictionary applications) at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance.Synchronize() at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.ApplicationServerJob.ProvisionLocalSharedServiceInstances(Boolean isAdministrationServiceJob)
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When I checked the ULS logs, I couldn't find anything meaningful. The problem is, the second server is still showing up in the Central Admin whereas I have removed it from the server Farm. So this is what I did
This seems to resolve the issue.
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