Our two server SharePoint 2007 SP2 farm has an issue. Event ID 6482 appears in the Application log of the Web front end many times a day. Often many time a minute.
The full error is from Office SharePoint Server
Event Type: Error Event Source: Office SharePoint Server Event Category: Office Server Shared Services Event ID: 6482 Date: 11/12/2009 Time: 3:05:22 PM User: N/A Computer: XXXXXX Description: Application Server Administration job failed for service instance Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance (36a9b7ef-59aa-4f94-8887-8bf7b56f2f91). Reason: Error during encryption or decryption. System error code 0. Techinal Support Details: System.ArgumentException: Error during encryption or decryption. System error code 0. at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance.SynchronizeDefaultContentSource(IDictionary applications) at Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchServiceInstance.Synchronize() at Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.ApplicationServerJob.ProvisionLocalSharedServiceInstances(Boolean isAdministrationServiceJob) For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
The SharePoint site appears to be functioning normally and Search returns expected results.
Any suggestions would be appreciated