Item crawled error when attempting to download item example aspx file SharePoint


SharePoint Crawl Log Error: The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when attempting to download the item for example .aspx files

Solution :

  1. Open Regedit on your search server/s
  2. Navigate to this registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftOffice  Server14.0SearchGlobalGathering Manager
  3. Change Value “UserAgent” from  “MSIE 4.01”to“MSIE 8.0”
  4. Restart the SharePoint Search Service.
  5. Open a SharePoint PowerShell
    If this returns false then we need to deploy one
    Enable-SPSessionStateService -DatabaseName “NameOfDatabase”
    Now lets go back and re-run that crawl

Categories: Crawl, Service Application

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