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I have just done a dbattach upgrade of our servers and so far everything has come up very nicely.

Except for the Search service. I cannot get Search to crawl our 4 web applications.

The crawl finishes with errors everytime.

I get the following error.

"An unrecognized HTTP response was received when attempting to crawl this item. Verify whether the item can be accessed using your browser. ( Error from SharePoint site: HttpStatusCode GatewayTimeout The remote server returned an error: (504) Gateway Timeout. )"

Does anybody recognize this.

Server configuration:

* WFE: windows server 2008 R2, Sharepoint 2010 enterprise, SSL(wildcard certificate)
* DB: windows server 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2 

Things i've already tried:

* Used another browser
* Set disableloopbackcheck to 1
* iisreset
* reset index
* modified the hosts file
* verified DB account
* extended timeout settings
* turned off "warn on ssl errors"

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Need to go live in a couple of days.

Cheers

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Have you checked that your Content Sources are still correct? Does the crawler account have the right permissions?

Although the error seems to indicate something on the IIS configuration.

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You need to add the search account to the user policy in web application settings as 'full read'

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Please check OSearch permissions..

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