Warning event message in Windows Vista and in Windows Server 2008: "The description for Event ID 129 from source iScsiPrt cannot be found"


Symptoms


A Warning event message that resembles the following may be logged in the Windows Vista event log or in the Windows Server 2008 event log: The message has no description.

This message is logged when the Vista initiator or the Windows Server 2008 initiator sends an iSCSI Task Management command to the target device, and the device (\Device\ScsiPort0) does not respond within the time-out period.

Cause


The message is incorrect and misleading. The message does not indicate that the installation is corrupted. The message should actually state the following:

Status


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