Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have a computer that is running Windows Server 2012.

  • You configure NIC Teaming, also known as load balancing and failover (LBFO), on the computer.

  • You restart the computer.


In this scenario, you may find that the computer has no network connectivity. However, when you restart the computer, network connectivity is restored.

Resolution

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft Support. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 installed.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.

The English (United States) version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 file information and notesImportant Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only "Windows 8" is listed on the Hotfix Request page. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 8" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.

  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM,SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table.

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.920 0.16 xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    GDR

    6.2.920 0.20 xxx

    Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    LDR

  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.

For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Msft_netlbfoteam.cdxml

Not applicable

7,042

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteam.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

2,973

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteammember.cdxml

Not applicable

5,544

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteammember.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

4,789

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteamnic.cdxml

Not applicable

4,768

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteamnic.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

4,720

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteam.cdxml

Not applicable

5,834

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteam.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

2,428

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteammember.cdxml

Not applicable

1,234

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteammember.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

3,380

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msnetimplatform.mof

Not applicable

43,638

25-Jul-2012

20:16

Not applicable

Ndisimplatcim.dll

6.2.9200.16384

154,112

26-Jul-2012

03:19

x86

Ndisimplatform.dll

6.2.9200.20652

94,208

02-Mar-2013

08:28

x86

Ndisimplatform.sys

6.2.9200.20899

110,592

18-Dec-2013

23:19

x86

Netlbfo.psd1

Not applicable

1,076

12-Jul-2012

02:00

Not applicable

Netlbfo.types.ps1xml

Not applicable

8,547

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Netswitchteam.mof

Not applicable

28,338

25-Jul-2012

20:16

Not applicable

Netswitchteam.psd1

Not applicable

1,058

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Netswitchteamcim.dll

6.2.9200.16384

107,520

26-Jul-2012

03:19

x86

For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Msft_netlbfoteam.cdxml

Not applicable

7,042

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteam.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

2,973

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteammember.cdxml

Not applicable

5,544

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteammember.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

4,789

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteamnic.cdxml

Not applicable

4,768

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteamnic.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

4,720

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteam.cdxml

Not applicable

5,834

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteam.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

2,428

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteammember.cdxml

Not applicable

1,234

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteammember.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

3,380

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msnetimplatform.mof

Not applicable

43,638

25-Jul-2012

20:14

Not applicable

Ndisimplatcim.dll

6.2.9200.16384

199,680

26-Jul-2012

03:06

x64

Ndisimplatform.dll

6.2.9200.20651

117,248

02-Mar-2013

02:39

x64

Ndisimplatform.sys

6.2.9200.20899

126,464

18-Dec-2013

23:18

x64

Netlbfo.psd1

Not applicable

1,076

12-Jul-2012

02:00

Not applicable

Netlbfo.types.ps1xml

Not applicable

8,547

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Netswitchteam.mof

Not applicable

28,338

25-Jul-2012

20:14

Not applicable

Netswitchteam.psd1

Not applicable

1,058

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Netswitchteamcim.dll

6.2.9200.16384

142,336

26-Jul-2012

03:06

x64

Msft_netlbfoteam.cdxml

Not applicable

7,042

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteam.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

2,973

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteammember.cdxml

Not applicable

5,544

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteammember.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

4,789

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteamnic.cdxml

Not applicable

4,768

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netlbfoteamnic.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

4,720

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteam.cdxml

Not applicable

5,834

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteam.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

2,428

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteammember.cdxml

Not applicable

1,234

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Msft_netswitchteammember.format.ps1xml

Not applicable

3,380

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Netlbfo.psd1

Not applicable

1,076

12-Jul-2012

02:00

Not applicable

Netlbfo.types.ps1xml

Not applicable

8,547

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable

Netswitchteam.psd1

Not applicable

1,058

02-Jun-2012

14:32

Not applicable


Status

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

Additional file information for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 8

File name

X86_03bb903557c6c3979d492581b7661600_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20899_none_2928fd4aa7fe3991.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

703

Date (UTC)

19-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

11:14

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-ndis-implatform_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20899_none_531a0f542e66f501.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

48,198

Date (UTC)

19-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

11:14

Platform

Not applicable

Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012

File name

Amd64_5d12a63cfaae925497a896306cdf2204_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20899_none_4830097b2aa85eac.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,056

Date (UTC)

19-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

11:15

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-ndis-implatform_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20899_none_af38aad7e6c46637.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

48,202

Date (UTC)

19-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

11:15

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-ndis-implatform_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.20899_none_b98d552a1b252832.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

20,681

Date (UTC)

19-Dec-2013

Time (UTC)

01:15

Platform

Not applicable


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