Initialization failure

Initialization_failure_1_Rule (Rule)

Knowledge Base article:

Management Pack
Summary
The Multicast Group Manager (MGM) encountered an error during initialization.
 
Causes
The most common reasons for this error are:
  1. The protocol failed as there are not enough available system resources that are required. The system could be running in low memory.
  2. The protocol received a request to start when it is already started.
 
Resolutions
  1. If the server is low on memory, take appropriate action to increase the available memory. See Help and Support Center for information on low memory.
  2. Stop and restart the Routing and Remote Access service.
  3. If the problem persists, you might need to repair or reinstall the Windows operating system.
 
Sample Event
Sample Event#1: IPMGM was unable to allocate memory from its heap.The data is the error code.
Sample Event#2: IPMGM received a start request when it was already running.
Sample Event#3: IPMGM was unable to create a semaphore.The data is the error code.
Sample Event#4: Failed to register with RTM.The error code is in the data.
 
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Element properties:

TargetMicrosoft.Windows.Server.RRAS.Microsoft_Windows_2003_Routing_and_Remote_Access_Servers_Installation
CategoryEventCollection
EnabledTrue
Event SourceIPMGM
Alert GenerateTrue
Alert SeverityError
Alert PriorityLow
RemotableTrue
Alert Message
Initialization failure

$Data/EventDescription$
Event LogSystem
CommentMom2005ID='{7B32C6F3-41E2-487F-A2DC-0EC5633887D9}';MOM2005ComputerGroupID={2C66DD87-4D20-48F6-B6A3-19A1598ED025}

Member Modules:

ID Module Type TypeId RunAs 
_907D4578_146C_11D3_AB21_00A0C98620CE_ DataSource Microsoft.Windows.EventProvider Default
CollectEventData WriteAction Microsoft.SystemCenter.CollectEvent Default
CollectEventDataWarehouse WriteAction Microsoft.SystemCenter.DataWarehouse.PublishEventData Default
GenerateAlert WriteAction System.Mom.BackwardCompatibility.AlertResponse Default

Source Code:

<Rule ID="Initialization_failure_1_Rule" Target="Microsoft.Windows.Server.RRAS.Microsoft_Windows_2003_Routing_and_Remote_Access_Servers_Installation" Enabled="true" ConfirmDelivery="true" Comment="Mom2005ID='{7B32C6F3-41E2-487F-A2DC-0EC5633887D9}';MOM2005ComputerGroupID={2C66DD87-4D20-48F6-B6A3-19A1598ED025}">
<Category>EventCollection</Category>
<DataSources>
<DataSource ID="_907D4578_146C_11D3_AB21_00A0C98620CE_" Comment="{907D4578-146C-11D3-AB21-00A0C98620CE}" TypeID="WindowsLibrary!Microsoft.Windows.EventProvider">
<ComputerName>$Target/Host/Property[Type="WindowsLibrary!Microsoft.Windows.Computer"]/NetworkName$</ComputerName>
<LogName>System</LogName>
<Expression>
<And>
<Expression>
<RegExExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="Integer">EventDisplayNumber</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>MatchesMOM2005BooleanRegularExpression</Operator>
<Pattern>^(50003|50004|50007|50022)$</Pattern>
</RegExExpression>
</Expression>
<Expression>
<SimpleExpression>
<ValueExpression>
<XPathQuery Type="String">PublisherName</XPathQuery>
</ValueExpression>
<Operator>Equal</Operator>
<ValueExpression>
<Value>IPMGM</Value>
</ValueExpression>
</SimpleExpression>
</Expression>
</And>
</Expression>
</DataSource>
</DataSources>
<WriteActions>
<WriteAction ID="GenerateAlert" TypeID="MomBackwardCompatibility!System.Mom.BackwardCompatibility.AlertResponse">
<AlertGeneration>
<GenerateAlert>true</GenerateAlert>
<Owner/>
<Description>
$Data/EventDescription$
</Description>
<AlertLevel>70</AlertLevel>
<ResolutionState/>
<Source>
$Data/PublisherName$
</Source>
<Name>Initialization failure</Name>
<CustomFields>
<CustomField>
$Data/Params/Param[1]$
</CustomField>
<CustomField>
$Data/Params/Param[2]$
</CustomField>
<CustomField/>
<CustomField/>
<CustomField/>
</CustomFields>
</AlertGeneration>
<InvokerType>0</InvokerType>
</WriteAction>
<WriteAction ID="CollectEventData" TypeID="SystemCenterLibrary!Microsoft.SystemCenter.CollectEvent"/>
<WriteAction ID="CollectEventDataWarehouse" TypeID="DataWarehouseLibrary!Microsoft.SystemCenter.DataWarehouse.PublishEventData"/>
</WriteActions>
</Rule>