E-SES: Search Fails with Message "An error has occurred while performing search...." and errorLog.html shows Error "Invalid facet..."

(Doc ID 1582357.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.53 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Currency July 2 2015***

Symptoms

When running a search from the Global Search Bar, the following error is displayed:


Other symptoms:
-If running a search from the "Search Test Page", it works just fine, even for search categories that are not working from the Global Search Bar
-Also, issue occurs despite a successful deploy and build of the search definitions. A redeploy and rebuild of search definition does not fix problem.

Cause

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