Search Error 404 The current request cannot be fulfilled because an htmlWriter object could not be created.

  • 7006820
  • 09-Sep-2010
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 1
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 (OES 2) Linux Support Pack 2
Novell QuickFinder

Situation

Going to search site error is show:

Search Error  404

Message: The current request cannot be fulfilled because an htmlWriter object could not be created. The most likely cause is template files cannot be found.

Resolution

In the Quickfinder Server Manager go to Global Settings. This will list all Virtual Search Servers.
On the one given the error click on the manage button.
This will open a new window. On the left side under "Settings" select "Search".
Verify under the Template Settings the path to the Template Directory. The default path is /var/lib/qfsearch/Templates
After the path has been changed, click  the Apply Settings button.

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