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Description of the FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint hotfix package (fsserver-x-none.msp): February 22, 2011

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This article describes the Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 issues that is fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 22, 2011.

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Issues that this hotfix package fixes

You may experience the following issues in Microsoft Fast Search Server 2010:
  • The ConfigServer is not available when a QRServer connects to the ConfigServer while a schema update occurs. In this situation, the schema update does not connect to the QRServer.
  • You cannot use the backup function or the restore function by using SQL Server authentication in a SQL server. Additionally, when you try to use the backup function, you receive the following error message:
    Exception calling "SqlBackup" with "1" argument(s): "Backup failed for Server 'servername\sqlinstance. "
    At C:\FASTSearch\bin\backup.ps1:487 char:22
    + $backup.SqlBackup <<<< ($server)
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [], ParentContainsErrorRecordException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : DotNetMethodException
    Note After you apply this hotfix package, the backup script or the restore script should be executed together with the -sqluser parameter and the -sqlpasswordfileparameter when SQL Authentication mode is configured.

    For example, you can use the backup function by using the following command:
    \backup.ps1 -action config -backuppath backup_path -sqluser sqlusername -sqlpasswordfile password_file_path 

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Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.


No prerequisites are required for installing this hotfix package.

Restart requirement

You may not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Fsserver-x-none.mspNot Applicable7,506,94403-Feb-201116:40Not Applicable

After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

Fsserver-x-none.msp information

File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Fsearch.exe14.0.317.1214,951,84006-Oct-201011:51x64,53606-Oct-201011:51x86,88006-Oct-201011:51Not Applicable,06413-Jul-201006:05Not Applicable,29613-Jul-201006:05Not Applicable

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For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Keywords: kbcu, kbqfe, kbautohotfix, kbhotfixrollup, kbhotfixserver, kbexpertiseinter, kbsurveynew, kb

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