|Message:||Process %1 (PID=%2). A request to Directory Server %3 did not return a result within %4 seconds and is being abandoned. The search will be retried if possible. The search that failed has the following characteristics: Base DN=%5, Filter=%6, Scope=%7.|
This Warning event indicates that a search request that was sent to the server that is running Active Directory did not provide a result within a reasonable time period. The search request was abandoned. This event is logged when the search request to the directory service did not return in less than 120 seconds.
The most frequent cause of this warning is because the directory service is under heavy stress. This warning may also be caused if a network error is introduced at the packet level. The causes the sending server to continuously try to resend the directory service information back to Exchange.
To resolve this warning, do one or more of the following:
If you are not already doing so, consider running the tools that Microsoft Exchange offers to help administrators analyze and troubleshoot their Exchange environment. These tools can help you make sure that your configuration is in line with Microsoft best practices. They can also help you identify and resolve performance issues, improve mail flow, and better manage disaster recovery scenarios. Go to the Toolbox node of the Exchange Management Console to run these tools now. For more information about these tools, see Toolbox in the Exchange Server 2007 Help.