Article ID: 981452 - View products that this article applies to.
Consider the following scenario:
This problem occurs because Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 has a static IPV6 address configured. In this situation, Office SharePoint Server incorrectly writes a link-local IPV6 address to the hosts file of the server. However, the hosts file only supports IPV4 address or IPV6 address. Therefore, the link-local IPV6 address causes the search related errors described in the Symptoms section.
To resolve this problem, apply both of the following hotfix packages:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 981452 - Last Review: October 6, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
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