Are you installing Coveo and the Coveo Search API will not start? I had this problem and here is how I solved it.
I have a Sitecore instance running locally and I was installing Coveo on premises for the first time locally. I had already installed all Coveo services and had updated the server section of my config.yml file to look like this:
But since I had not created the index just yet and this caused the service to not start properly. The error message I would get was “Windows could not start the Coveo Search API service on Local Computer”. Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly.
The same message would be captured on the Event Viewer so I thought that the next step would be to create the index.
Here are 4 steps to fix this:
1- Open the Coveo Admin Tool(in my case http://localhost:8081) and I would get the Create Index form:
2- Open the Coveo Admin Tool(in my case http://localhost:8081) and I would get the Create Index form:
3- After pasting the license on the License field and clicking Apply Changes the Admin Tool Dashboard showed:
4- Now all I had to do was start the Coveo Search API service again and it would not stop:
After that I confirmed that Coveo for Sitecore was properly configured. To do that just access Sitecore’s control panel and look for Coveo’s Diagnostics Page:
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