Event ID 8306 is logged on the SharePoint Server 2010 front-end Web server

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The following event is logged in the Application log on the SharePoint Server 2010 front-end Web server
when you perform a search: 

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Microsoft-SharePoint Products-SharePoint Foundation
Event ID: 8306
Description: An exception occurred when trying to issue a security token ID 3242

Additionally, you receive less relevant search results when you perform a search.


This issue occurs because the Search Query Logging thread reuses expired credentials.


To resolve this issue, apply this following hotfix package: 
2459257 Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 Cumulative Update Server Hotfix Package (MOSS server-package): December 31, 2010


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


Article ID: 2465996 - Last Review: January 21, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
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