Event ID 14107 — TCP/IP Traffic Shaping/Scheduling

Updated: April 17, 2008

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

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Traffic shaping determines prioritization of traffic classes. By assigning different resources (bandwidth) to different traffic classes, the system can better respond to critical service requests.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 14107
Source: tcpip
Version: 6.0
Symbolic Name: EVENT_PS_INIT_DEVICE_FAILED
Message: QoS [Adapter %2]:
The Packet Scheduler could not initialize the virtual miniport with NDIS.

Resolve

Enable packet scheduler

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To enable packet scheduler:

  1. Click Control Panel, double-click Network and Sharing Center, and then click Manage network connections.
  2. Right-click the network interface you want to change, and then click Properties.
  3. Select QoS Packet Scheduler to enable it, and then click OK..

Verify

You can verify traffic shaping by using Performance Monitor.

To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To run Performance Monitor:

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, right-click Command Prompt, and then click Run as administrator.
  2. Type perfmon, and then press ENTER.
  3. Click Continue when prompted by User Account Control, and then provide the administrator password, if requested.
  4. In the Performance Monitor console tree, click Performance Monitor.
  5. Right-click the graph, and then click Add Counters.
  6. Scroll to the Pacer Flow counters.
  7. If the Pacer Flow counters are available, then traffic is being shaped.

 

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