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A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure

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  • Event logs getting spammed with this - can't find anything specific on the internet:

    A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure

    Process Name: OWSTIMER

    Process ID: 6316

    AppDomain Name: DefaultDomain

    AppDomain ID: 1

    Service Application Uri: urn:schemas-microsoft-com:sharepoint:service:ba2301f4153b44a584c0065555ff67b5#authority=urn:uuid:02089d3f1be64db184670ab3f4060abc&authority=https://rsacdfsp02:32844/Topology/topology.svc

    Active Endpoints: 3

    Failed Endpoints:1

    Affected Endpoint: http://<server>:32843/ba2301f4153b44a584c0065555ff67b5/SearchService.svc

    When I browse to the Affected Endpoint (SearchService.svc) I get the below:

    This is a Windows© Communication Foundation service.
    Metadata publishing for this service is currently disabled
    If you have access to the service, you can enable metadata publishing by completing the following steps to modify your web or application configuration file:



    1. Create the following service behavior configuration, or add the <serviceMetadata> element to an existing service behavior configuration:

    Monday, December 08, 2014 3:38 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    refer the below article

     although articled focused on the App Management service application, endpoint failures can occur for just about any SharePoint service application and these steps should be applicable for those as well.

    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint_strategery/archive/2013/01/29/troubleshooting-app-management-wcf-end-point-failures.aspx

    Regards


    Whenever you see a reply and if you think is helpful,Vote As Helpful! And whenever you see a reply being an answer to the question of the thread, click Mark As Answer

    • Marked as answer by jonjames Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:19 AM
    Monday, December 08, 2014 4:11 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    refer the below article

     although articled focused on the App Management service application, endpoint failures can occur for just about any SharePoint service application and these steps should be applicable for those as well.

    http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sharepoint_strategery/archive/2013/01/29/troubleshooting-app-management-wcf-end-point-failures.aspx

    Regards


    Whenever you see a reply and if you think is helpful,Vote As Helpful! And whenever you see a reply being an answer to the question of the thread, click Mark As Answer

    • Marked as answer by jonjames Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:19 AM
    Monday, December 08, 2014 4:11 PM
  • Please check the below link for step by step procedure to solve the issue:

    https://gai3kannan.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/a-failure-was-reported-when-trying-to-invoke-a-service-application-endpointfailure-solution-step-by-step/

    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 6:53 AM