VDS Basic Provider event ID 1 is logged on a Hyper-V guest operating system

Applies to: Windows Server 2012 StandardWindows Server 2012 EssentialsWindows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter


Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a Hyper-V guest operating system that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7.
  • The guest operating system has a disk that is connected to a SCSI controller.
In this scenario, the following event is logged in the System log:



The Virtual Disk Service (VDS) looks for the Location paths property of the controller. The value of this property is the path location of the disk. However, a virtual controller does not have this property.


This event can be safely ignored.