Notice: This website is an unofficial Microsoft Knowledge Base (hereinafter KB) archive and is intended to provide a reliable access to deleted content from Microsoft KB. All KB articles are owned by Microsoft Corporation. Read full disclaimer for more details.

"The filename or extension is too long" error message in the crawl log when you perform a crawl on a SharePoint Foundation 2010 or SharePoint Server 2010 site

View products that this article applies to.


Assume that a custom list in a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 site or in a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 site contains a multiline text column. If the data size of the custom column is more than 100 kilobytes (KB), only the first 100 KB of the data is indexed when you perform a crawl on the SharePoint site. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
The filename or extension is too long.

↑ Back to the top


To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix packages:
  • 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

↑ Back to the top


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

↑ Back to the top

Keywords: kbcu, kbsurveynew, kbexpertisebeginner, kbqfe, kbprb, kb

↑ Back to the top

Article Info
Article ID : 2288793
Revision : 2
Created on : 9/19/2018
Published on : 9/19/2018
Exists online : False
Views : 224