Solved

Cannot Rebuid Full-text catalog

Posted on 2008-06-16
3
478 Views
Last Modified: 2008-06-20
Hi All,
Our database had some issues which we narrowed down to a problem with the full-text catalog.

I have run the following query:
Use DBName
EXEC sp_fulltext_database 'enable'  
and It says 'Query Executed Successfully'

However, when I select the Full text catalog and right click on it - the option REBUILD is disabled.
Please assist - how do I rebuild this catalog.

Thanks,
0
Comment
Question by:godwineffiong
  • 2
3 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:godwineffiong
ID: 21796467
UPDATE:

We decided to restart the server and now the full-text catalog is blank.
Click on Full-text catalog and expand (+) returns nothing.
0
 
LVL 42

Accepted Solution

by:
EugeneZ earned 500 total points
ID: 21796564
you need to create FTS catalog
see example:
Quick steps: Using the Full-Text Wizard
http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/general/0,295582,sid87_gci1161791,00.html

Getting Started with Full-Text Search
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms142497.aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:godwineffiong
ID: 21834810
Thank you. The articles helped me greatly.
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

This article explains how to reset the password of the sa account on a Microsoft SQL Server.  The steps in this article work in SQL 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2014 and 2016.
The article will include the best Data Recovery Tools along with their Features, Capabilities, and their Download Links. Hope you’ll enjoy it and will choose the one as required by you.
Via a live example, show how to set up a backup for SQL Server using a Maintenance Plan and how to schedule the job into SQL Server Agent.
Via a live example, show how to shrink a transaction log file down to a reasonable size.

813 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now