Event ID 30030 — RRAS DHCP Relay Agent Enabling

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

The DHCP Relay Agent is a Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP) relay agent that relays Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) messages between DHCP clients and DHCP servers on different IP networks. For each IP network segment that contains DHCP clients, either a DHCP server or a computer acting as a DHCP Relay Agent must be enabled.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 30030
Source: Microsoft-Windows-RasIpBootp
Version: 6.1
Message: IPBOOTP could not be configured on the interface. The invalid parameter is: %1, value: %2"


Check the log files

Possible resolution:

  • The logs might provide the reason for the failure. Review the Routing and Remote Access logs under \Windows\System32\LogFiles.


To verify that the DHCP Relay Agent is working:

From the router with the DHCP Relay Agent enabled, use the ping command to ping each of the DHCP servers that are configured in the DHCP Relay Agent dialog box on the remote access server.

RRAS DHCP Relay Agent Enabling

Routing and Remote Access Service Infrastructure