Event ID 2016 — Connection Security Rule Processing

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security receives connection security rules from local security policy stored in the system registry, and from Group Policy delivered by Active Directory. After receiving a new or modified policy, Windows Firewall must process each rule in the applied policies to interpret what network traffic is to be protected by using Internet Protocol security (IPsec).

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 2016
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Windows Firewall with Advanced Security
Version: 6.1
Symbolic Name: WFMMRuleAddEvent
Message: A main mode rule has been added in the IPsec settings.

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This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Connection Security Rule Processing

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security