Event ID: 4953

Windows Firewall ignored a rule because it could not be parsed

Windows Firewall ignored a rule because it could not be parsed.

Profile:              %1

Reason for Rejection: %2

Rule:
    ID:   %3
    Name: %4


This event generates if Windows Firewall was not able to parse Windows Firewall rule for some reason.

It can happen if Windows Firewall rule registry entry was corrupted.

Auditing:     Always

Usually indicates a configuration issue, not a security issue.


Volume:     Low


Microsoft Documentation

Event ID - 4953



Name Field Insertion String OS Example
Profile Profile %1 Any All
Reason for Rejection ReasonForRejection %2 Any An error occurred.
ID RuleId %3 Any {08CBB349-D158-46BE-81E1-2ABC59BDD523}
Name RuleName %4 Any -


Lookup Audit Policy Configuration Settings

C:\> AuditPol.exe /get /subcategory:"MPSSVC Rule-Level Policy Change"



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