Issues with IGMP configured as RAS client

Issues_with_IGMP_configured_as_RAS_client_1_Rule (Rule)

Knowledge Base article:

Management Pack


Internet Group Management Protocol version 2 (IGMPv2) encountered an error while connecting or disconnecting RAS client.



The most common reasons for this error are:

1.     There was an attempt to connect a RAS client to a non-RAS interface.

2.     There was an attempt to disconnect a RAS client that does not exist.

3.     There was an attempt to disconnect RAS client from a non-RAS interface.



1.     Verify that the interface is a RAS interface.

2.     Verify that the RAS client exists and that you are trying to disconnect it from a RAS interface


Sample Event

Sample Event#1: IGMP could not be configured on Ras Client %1 on interface with index %2.The data is the error code.
Sample Event#2: Unable to disable IGMP on Ras Client %1 on the interface with index %2.The data is the error code.


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Element properties:

Alert GenerateFalse
Event LogSystem

Member Modules:

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

Source Code:

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<DataSource ID="DS" TypeID="Windows!Microsoft.Windows.EventProvider">
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<XPathQuery Type="String">PublisherName</XPathQuery>
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