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SharePoint Search No Results

Hi Everyone,

New to joining the community.  Have an issue with my SharePoint Search.  Checking the ULS logs I am not seeing any that really identifies a true cause of what could be my issue with search giving 0 results.  

Spent 0 ms to bind 1861 byte file stream
Leaving Monitored Scope (PostResolveRequestCacheHandler). Execution Time=11.699776654074
Setting [Display] as the FormContext.FormMode for the current page
SearchBoxEx AfterDeserialize begin
'Search Service Application Proxy', location cache:  Refreshing location cache
CoreResultsWebPart::OnInit: Exception initializing: System.NullReferenceException: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.    
 at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.CoreResultsWebPart.SetPropertiesOnQueryReader()    
 at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.CoreResultsWebPart.OnInit(EventArgs e)
SearchServiceApplicationProxy::GetChannel--Channel Creation time: 0

I have checked the items that have failed within the crawl [Error Breakdown].

Anyone have any ideas what else to look at?  Checked IIS/Content Sources/Rebooted Server/Services
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The two most common issues for Search relate to permissions and the crawl locations.  I had a similar issue where I was getting no results (didn't actually check the ULS logs unfortunately) and it was because I did not have the right URL's defined in the Search content source.

Here is a helpful blog so you can check these two issues:  http://www.falconitservices.com/support/KB/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=176

Make sure everything is actually started as well.  Both the search service application and the proxy.

The other option is to create a new Search Service Application and see if you run into the same issues.
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Cache was not synced throughout SharePoint farm.  Stopped SharePoint Timer Service and cleared cache directory and restarted service.

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Microsoft Sharepoint is a software platform and family of software products used for collaboration and web publishing combined. These capabilities include developing web sites, portals, intranets, content management systems, search engines, wikis, blogs, and other tools for business intelligence and collaboration. SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite.

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