%1 (%2) %3Unable to write to section 4 while flushing logfile %4. Error %5.

Product: Exchange
Event ID: 451
Source: ESE
Version: 8.0
Message: %1 (%2) %3Unable to write to section 4 while flushing logfile %4. Error %5.

This warning indicates that the database engine is unable to write to section four when flushing the log file. This is an unexpected error that usually occurs during runtime and may indicate that the log drive failed.

User Action

To resolve this warning, do one or more of the following:

  • Review the System log for indications of hardware problems. Review the Application log for other problems.

  • Resolve any hardware or media problems, and then restore the database.

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.


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