A crawl fails on Internet websites that support anonymous authentication and NTLM authentication in SharePoint Server 2010 or in SharePoint Foundation 2010

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010SharePoint Foundation 2010

Symptoms


You try to crawl an Internet website that supports NTLM and anonymous authentication. In this situation, the crawl cannot complete successfully in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010. Additionally, the crawl may fail with an access denied error message.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, apply the following update:
  • 2276336 Description of the SharePoint Server 2010 hotfix package (osrchwfe-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010
  • 2266423 Description of the SharePoint Foundation 2010 hotfix package (Sts-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010

Status


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