Object Access Event: 5150

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Account Management » Object Access Event: 5150

Event ID 5150 – The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a packet.

Event ID 5150
Category Object Access: Filtering Platform Connection

This event is logged when the Windows Filtering Platform blocks a packet. This event was first included in the Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8 versions. Event 5152 is related to this event.

An example of 5150 event log:

The Windows Filtering Platform has blocked a packet.

Network Information:

Direction:%1

Source Address:%2

Destination Address:%3

EtherType:%4

MediaType:%5

InterfaceType:%6

VlanTag:%7

Filter Information:

Filter Run-Time ID:%8

Layer Name:%9

*Layer Run-Time ID:%10 *

Why does event ID 5150 need to be monitored?

Monitoring this event would help with detecting malicious activities and anomalies. The source of the blocked packet can be further investigated (identified by "Source Address").

Event 5150 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2008 R2 and 7
  • Windows 2016 and 10

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