Windows Server Event: 5050

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System Event » Windows Server Event: 5050

Event ID 5050 - An attempt to programmatically disable the Firewall was rejected.

Description An attempt to programmatically disable Windows Firewall using a call to INetFwProfile.FirewallEnabled (FALSE) interface was rejected because this API is not supported on this version of Windows.
Category Policy change
Subcategory MPSSVC Rule-Level Policy Change

This log data gives the following information:

Error code E_NOTIMPL
Caller process
  • Caller process ID - Unique identifier of the Caller process.
  • Caller process name - Name of the caller process
Publisher -

Reasons to monitor this event:

  • The event has most likely occurred due to unavailability of a suitable program to run the API.
  • The program used to call the function is incompatible with the version of Windows currently being used and needs to be changed.

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Event 5050 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 and 7
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 and 8.1
  • Windows Server 2016 and 10

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