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Wednesday, 31 July 2013

Share Point 2013 - Access is denied. Verify that either the Default Content Access Account has access to this repository, or add a crawl rule to crawl this repository.

You have errors in the event log relating to being unable to crawl your Share Point Site. This is because the Loop Back feature of Share Point has not been disabled, this issue is described here

Error Message in the Crawl Log


When you look in the Crawl Logs you can see the error listed for your Share Point Web Application.

Run PowerShell Script


You can disable the loopback feature with the PowerShell cmds

New-ItemProperty HKLM:\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa -Name "DisableLoopbackCheck" -Value "1" -PropertyType dword

Restart Share Point Server Search Service


Restart the Share Point Server Search Service 15 Service.

Start a new Crawl


In Share Point Central Administration, go to Crawling, Content Sources and then start a new crawl.

Crawl Success


You should now see your crawl has been successful.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this valuable piece of information. It made the difference.