SharePoint 2007: MySite Search Issue with Access Denied Error

SharePoint 2007: MySite Search Issue with Access Denied Error

Each time the crawling on MySite site collection would generate numerous errors in event log as below
 Error:
System.UnauthorizedAccessException: Access denied.
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Utilities.SPUtility.HandleAccessDenied(Exception ex)
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPGlobal.HandleUnauthorizedAccessException(UnauthorizedAccessException ex)
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequest.CheckOutFile(String bstrUrl, String bstrWebRelativeUrl, Boolean bCheckoutToLocal, String bstrLastModified)
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFile.CheckOut(Boolean bCheckoutToLocal, String lastModifiedDate)
   at Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFile.CheckOut()
   at ABC.Intranet.Web.UI.WebControls.MySiteModifier.b__0()Additional Information:
  Site Collection URL - http://xyz.abc.com/personal/user |
  Web Site URL - http://xyz.abc.com/personal/user |
  HttpRequest URL - http://xyz.abc.com/personal/user/Personal Documents/Forms/AllItems.aspx |
  HttpContext User  - abc\Crawl_Acct |
  SPWeb User - abc\ Crawl_Acct |
 The crawling account has READ permission over My Site collection and this account does have NO access to the specific URL in error below –
 Resolution:
This issue is resolved after adding Content Access Account under
 Central Administration > SSP > User Profiles and properties > Personalization services permissions
with "Manage user profiles" permission
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  • Ed Price - MSFT edited Original. Comment: Title casing, added tags

  • This is very common issue, thanks to publish it as an article. Helpful indeed.

  • Richard Mueller edited Revision 3. Comment: Removed tag  "SharePoint 2007 (en-US)"

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