Event 2436 for SharePoint Services 3 Search – The Official SBS Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs:

Click Start, click Run, type regedit, and then click OK.

In Registry Editor, locate and then click the following registry key:


Right-click MSV1_0, point to New, and then click Multi-String Value.


Type BackConnectionHostNames, and then press ENTER.


Right-click BackConnectionHostNames, and then click Modify.


In the Value data box, type the URL mentioned in the above warning event, and then click OK.

Quit Registry Editor, and then restart the IIS service

(obviously don’t put in remote.domain.com put in the url that the warning is telling you about.

8 Thoughts on “Event 2436 for SharePoint Services 3 Search

  1. Rosewood on August 13, 2010 at 2:16 am said:

    This little thing has been around for some time
    Any idea why it was never rolled into a patch?

  2. bradley on August 13, 2010 at 3:17 pm said:

    Because a patch couldn’t enter in those url values.

  3. How about Event 2424 errors? I can’t find anything how to fix these errors.

  4. bradley on August 13, 2010 at 5:47 pm said:

    This should be the same fix. Try it.

  5. I have. I get Event 2424 and 3670 only a couple times per day, not every five minuties. Once in awhile, none at all. In never get 2436 with the fix.


  6. Joe Raby on August 15, 2010 at 10:44 am said:

    Isn’t is fix listed in the BPA? Seemed to me that it was, and one of the first things I fixed.

  7. Actually I found a post here changing the Auto Close option to False on the ShareWebDB in SQL Management Studio. I’m testing it on additional SBS servers now.

  8. bradley on August 17, 2010 at 12:44 am said:

    Run the SBSbpa on the box. It’s the best bet for recommended and supported solutions.

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