Event ID 4953 - A rule has been ignored by Windows Firewall as it could not be parsed.
|Description||Windows Firewall ignores a firewall rule because it could not parse it.|
|Subcategory||MPSSVC Rule-Level Policy Change|
This log data gives the following information:
|Profile [Type = UnicodeString]||The profile name of the ignored rule.|
|Reason for Rejection [Type = UnicodeString]||The reason for inability to parse the rule.|
|Rule||ID[Type = UnicodeString]: The unique identifier for the ignored firewall rule.
Name[Type = UnicodeString]: The name of the rule which was ignored.
Reasons to monitor this event:
- This event can be a sign of software issues, Windows Firewall registry errors/corruption, or misconfiguration of Group Policy setting. We recommend monitoring this event and investigating the reason for the condition.
- Typically this event indicates configuration issues, not security issues.
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Event 4953 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows Server 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows Server 2016 and 1