Control Protocol initialization failure

Control_Protocol_initialization_failure_1_Rule (Rule)

Knowledge Base article:

Management Pack
Summary
The Routing and Remote Access service failed to start because it encountered an error in the PPP control protocol initialization.
 
Causes
The most common reason for this error are:
  1. The Control Protocol DLL does not implement the functions that the service requires.
  2. The Control Protocol DLL implemented the required functions, but one of the functions failed.
 
Resolutions
  1. Check any other specific error in Event Viewer for more information about the error and its cause.
  2. Verify whether the DLL implements the following functions:
    1. RasCpEnumProtocolIds
    2. RasCpGetInfo
    3. RasCpInit
    4. RasEapGetInfo
 
Sample Event
Sample Event #1: The Point to Point Protocol module %1 returned an error while initializing.
Sample Event #2: The Control Protocol %1 in the Point to Point Protocol module %2 returned anerror while initializing. %3
 
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Element properties:

TargetMicrosoft.Windows.RemoteAccess.2012.Class.VPNServer
CategoryEventCollection
EnabledTrue
Event SourceRemoteAccess
Alert GenerateFalse
RemotableTrue
Event LogSystem

Member Modules:

ID Module Type TypeId RunAs 
DS DataSource Microsoft.Windows.EventProvider Default
WriteToDB WriteAction Microsoft.SystemCenter.CollectEvent Default

Source Code:

<Rule ID="Control_Protocol_initialization_failure_1_Rule" Enabled="true" Target="Microsoft.Windows.RemoteAccess.2012.Class.VPNServer" ConfirmDelivery="true" Remotable="true" Priority="Normal" DiscardLevel="100">
<Category>EventCollection</Category>
<DataSources>
<DataSource ID="DS" TypeID="Windows!Microsoft.Windows.EventProvider">
<ComputerName>$Target/Host/Host/Property[Type="Windows!Microsoft.Windows.Computer"]/NetworkName$</ComputerName>
<LogName>System</LogName>
<Expression>
<And>
<Expression>
<RegExExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="UnsignedInteger">EventDisplayNumber</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>MatchesRegularExpression</Operator>
<Pattern>^(20071|20151)$</Pattern>
</RegExExpression>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="String">PublisherName</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>Equal</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value Type="String">RemoteAccess</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
</And>
</Expression>
</DataSource>
</DataSources>
<WriteActions>
<WriteAction ID="WriteToDB" TypeID="SystemCenter!Microsoft.SystemCenter.CollectEvent"/>
</WriteActions>
</Rule>