Event ID 10019 — DHCPv6 Server Service

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) can lease both Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) and Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) addresses. If IPv6 is not available, the DHCP service uses IPv4 only.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 10019
Source: Microsoft-Windows-DHCP-Server
Version: 6.0
Message: The DHCPv6 service failed to initialize its configuration parameters. The following error occurred:


Restart the DHCPv6 Server service

The DHCP Server service failed to initialize. You'll need to manually restart the service.

To perform these procedures, you must be a member of the Administrators group, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To manually restart the DHCP Server service:

  1. At the DHCP server computer, click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
  2. Double-click DHCP Server.
  3. Click Stop, wait for the progress bar to complete, and then click OK.
  4. Click Start, wait for the progress bar to complete, and then click OK.
  5. On the File menu, click Exit.


To verify that the DHCPv6 service is running:

  1. At the DHCPv6 server computer, click Start, click Run, and then type cmd.
  2. At the command prompt, type sc queryex dhcp.
  3. The DHCPv6 Server service state should be displayed as RUNNING.

DHCPv6 Server Service

DHCP Infrastructure