Article ID: 922946 - View products that this article applies to.
If MSDE logging is enabled, and you change the default behavior that puts the firewall into lockdown mode and stops the Microsoft Firewall service when logging fails, Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004, Standard Edition might start accumulating log records in memory and eventually stop responding in heavy traffic.
By default, when logging fails, ISA Server automatically goes into lockdown mode and stops the Microsoft Firewall Service. This problem occurs if you change this default behavior by using either of the following procedures:
To work around this issue, use text logging instead of MSDE logging. To configure text logging, follow these steps:
To resolve this problem, install the ISA Server 2004 hotfix rollup package that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
923330To resolve this problem in ISA Server 2004, Enterprise Edition, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923330/ )Description of the ISA Server 2004 hotfix package: July 27, 2006
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/920893/ )ISA Server 2004 Enterprise Edition may stop responding if the firewall does not go into lockdown mode when MSDE logging fails
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.