While crawling in SharePoint 2013, I got an error below:
“The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.RecordsManagement.Preservation.PreservationJobDefinition threw an exception. More information is included below.
The search request was unable to connect to the Search Service.”
To resolve above issue, please follow steps below:
- Navigate to SharePoint 2013 Central Administration >> Monitoring >> Review Job Definition
- Select All from drop down
- Find eDiscovery In-Place Hold Processing timer job. Click on it.
- Click on Disable
hope it helps!