troubleshooting Question

SharePoint 2010 Crawl status Crawling Incremental and wont Stop

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Hi Guys,

We have a SharePoint 2010 environment with a SQL server back end on a separate server.

When I try and stop the current SharePoint Crawl in Central Administration : Search Service Application: Manage Content Sources it doesn't appear to do anything, we dont even receive an error code.

I have created a PS1 script that does the following;

Get-SPEnterpriseSearchCrawlContentSource -SearchApplication "Search Service Application" | ForEach-Object {
    if ($_.CrawlStatus -ne "Idle")
    {
        Write-Host "Stopping currently running crawl for content source $($_.Name)..."
        $_.StopCrawl()
       
        do { Start-Sleep -Seconds 1 }
        while ($_.CrawlStatus -ne "Idle")
    }
   
    Write-Host "Starting full crawl for content source $($_.Name)..."
    $_.StartFullCrawl()
}

When i run it, it reports a status of;
Stopping currently running crawl for content source Local SharePoint Sites... and doesnt do anything else after that.

Any Help and assistance on this would be greatly appreciated as its driving me mad not being able to stop the current crawl.

Cheers
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Doug
Application Development Manager

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