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Office SharePoint Server 2007 cannot index Office SharePoint Server 2003 portal listings

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Office SharePoint Server 2007 cannot index Office SharePoint Server 2003 portal listings.
To resolve this issue, apply both the following updates:
  • 968857 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package (Sts.msp): April 28, 2009
  • 968859 Description of the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 hotfix package (Coreserver.msp): April 30, 2009

Registry key information

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
After you install the hotfix package, follow these steps to enable the hotfix:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then click to select the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office Server\12.0\Search\Global\Gathering Manager\
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.
  4. Type CrawlCatListing, and then press ENTER.
  5. Double-click CrawlCatListing.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. On the File menu, click Exit to exit Registry Editor.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Article ID: 968845 - Last Review: 01/15/2015 19:47:41 - Revision: 2.0

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