5025(S): The Windows Firewall Service has been stopped.

Applies to

  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2016
Event 5025 illustration

Subcategory: Audit Other System Events

Event Description:

This event generates when Windows Firewall (MpsSvc) service has been stopped.

This event is typically logged during operating system shutdown process.

Note  For recommendations, see Security Monitoring Recommendations for this event.


Event XML:

- <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
- <System>
 <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing" Guid="{54849625-5478-4994-A5BA-3E3B0328C30D}" /> 
 <EventID>5025</EventID> 
 <Version>0</Version> 
 <Level>0</Level> 
 <Task>12292</Task> 
 <Opcode>0</Opcode> 
 <Keywords>0x8020000000000000</Keywords> 
 <TimeCreated SystemTime="2015-10-09T03:22:23.742965400Z" /> 
 <EventRecordID>1101606</EventRecordID> 
 <Correlation /> 
 <Execution ProcessID="508" ThreadID="3780" /> 
 <Channel>Security</Channel> 
 <Computer>DC01.contoso.local</Computer> 
 <Security /> 
 </System>
 <EventData /> 
 </Event>

Required Server Roles: None.

Minimum OS Version: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista.

Event Versions: 0.

Security Monitoring Recommendations

For 5025(S): The Windows Firewall Service has been stopped.

  • Typically this event has an informational purpose. It’s logged during operating system shutdown process.

  • You should not see this event after system startup, so we recommend that you monitor it when it occurs outside the system startup process.