Maximum transfer unit (MTU) reported by the adapter is too small to contain an NLB heartbeat message Rule

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.NetworkLoadBalancing.6.2.Maximum.transfer.unit.reported.by.the.adapter.is.too.small.to.contain.an.NLB.heartbeat.message
  • Description:   
  • Target:  Windows Server 2012 NLB Server Role
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Event Collection Enabled false  

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Summary

The network adapter to which Network Load Balancing (NLB) is bound must be properly configured and capable of performing NLB operations. If the adapter is not properly configured, the NLB driver may fail to bind to the adapter.

Causes
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Resolutions

Ensure that the MTU is properly configured

Ensure that the Maximum Transfer Unit (MTU) on the network adapters on all hosts in the Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster is set to the default value or bind NLB to an adapter that supports a larger MTU.

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See Also for Windows Server Network Load Balancing Management Pack


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