Event ID 14072 — 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: 14072
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Hyper-V-Network
Version: 6.0
Message: Switch tear down failed, name='%1', NIC='%4', internal name='%5', internal friendly name='%6', error=%7, mof code=%8.


Check virtual switch state

Check the environment, including prior event logs. Ensure that the switch is not being referenced at this point by any operation that has not yet completed against the switch, and then delete the switch again.


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