FIX: Full Population May Not Complete if Microsoft Search Service Is Stopped and Restarted

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Article ID: 299889 - View products that this article applies to.
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BUG #: 352114 (SHILOH_BUGS)
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If the Microsoft Search service is stopped and restarted while full population is in progress, the catalog may be partially populated, or may not be populated at all. In some situations, the first full-text operation after Microsoft Search is restarted may fail with the following error:
Server: Msg 7619, Level 16, State 1, Line 3
Execution of a full-text operation failed. 'The catalog does not exist or is currently unavailable. Please retry the action again later and if this symptom persists, contact the system administrator. '


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
IMPORTANT: The service pack must be applied to each instance of SQL Server.


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.


Article ID: 299889 - Last Review: February 22, 2007 - Revision: 4.3
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Developer Edition
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