Svchost.exe process that hosts the RasMan service crashes in Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Symptoms

When you have a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the Svchost.exe process that hosts the RasMan service crashes every few hours or days. Additionally, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Faulting application name: svchost.exe_RasMan, version: 6.1.7600.16385, time stamp: 0x4a5bc3c1
Faulting module name: vpnike.dll, version: 6.1.7601.17514, time stamp: 0x4ce7c9f6
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x000000000001843a
Faulting process id: 0x324
Faulting application start time: 0x01cda74de7be3e5c
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Windows\system32\vpnike.dllReport Id: f4fe757b-15cd-11e2-9314-005056a6000e1
Note After you restart the computer, this issue occurs every two or three days.

Resolution

Hotfix information

To resolve this issue, you have to install the update that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article:
2487292 The maximum number of WAN Miniport (IKEv2) ports changes from 128 to two after you install Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
And then, install the hotfix that is described in this article.

Note After you install Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, the maximum number of IKEv2 ports is reset to two.

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. 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, visit the following Microsoft website: Note 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 be running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.
File information

Status

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

More Information

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Additional file information
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Article ID: 2855028 - Last Review: Aug 13, 2013 - Revision: 1

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise, Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems, Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Web Server 2008 R2

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