Event ID 1002 — Dependent Service Availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

The Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) Server service is dependent on these services:

  • Service Controller
  • Global parameters initialization
  • Registry parameters initialization
  • RPC server start
  • Winsock data initialization

The failure of any of these services to initialize or start can cause the DHCP Server service to fail.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 1002
Source: Microsoft-Windows-DHCP-Server
Version: 6.1
Message: The DHCP Server service failed to initialize its global parameters. The following error occurred:


Increase DHCP server available memory

If the DHCP server is running low on resources, add more memory to the server computer or reduce the number of running processes.


To verify that the DHCP Server service is running:

  1. At the DHCP server computer, click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then press ENTER.
  2. At the command prompt, type sc queryex dhcpserver.
  3. If all dependent services have started successfully, the DHCP Server service should be shown as RUNNING.

Dependent Service Availability

DHCP Infrastructure