Event ID 24 is logged when you install WMI SNMP Provider on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003

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SYMPTOMS

When you install Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Provider on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003, the following event is logged many times in the Application event log:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: WinMgmt
Event ID: 24
Description: Event provider attempted to register query "select * from SnmpNotification" whose target class "SnmpNotification" does not exist. The query will be ignored.

CAUSE

This event occurs because the installation queries a path that is only populated at run time.

RESOLUTION

You can safely ignore this event.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 959976 - Last Review: April 16, 2009 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Datacenter x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, when used with:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Datacenter x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
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