Event ID 14070 — Virtual Switch availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

This is preliminary documentation and subject to change.

This aspect refers to events pertaining to the availability of virtual switches.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 14070
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Network
Version: 6.0
Message: Switch set up failed, name='%1', external port='%2', internal port='%3', NIC='%4', internal name='%5', internal friendly name='%6', error=%7, mof code=%8.


Check virtual switch configuration

Check the environment in which the virtual switch is being created, including the parameters passed in to create the switch. Then, try creating the switch again.

If the problem still occurs, change the binding order using the instructions at: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/894564.


The user is able to succesfully create and manage virtual switches through the user interface (UI) as well as through the WMI interface.

Virtual Switch availability