Re: Event 7011 stops server from rebooting

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Subject: Re: Event 7011 stops server from rebooting
Posted by:  Meinolf Weber [MVP-DS] (meiw…
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009

Hello Randy,

Please post the complete error message form the event viewer. Event ID 7011
is used from lot's of services.

Also see here:

Best regards

Meinolf Weber
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> Hello,
> I have a Windows 2003 Server, SP2 with the latest MS critical updates
> that has been in production for several years. Last month it started
> generating Event 7011 messages. I went to power cycle the server
> (start | shutdown) and the server just hung and it would not power
> cycle - I needed to hit the power button. Two days go buy and Event
> 7011 start showing up again. Again, I attempted to power cycle the
> server and it hung.
> It appears that after a reboot it takes about 2 or 3 days for the
> Event 7011 messages to start being generating and then when I try to
> power cycle it requires me to hit the power button instead of
> gracefully doing a shutdown. TechNet indicates that this is message is
> generated when a service hits a timeout period and it recommends to
> increase the time out period. But my problem is not a service timing
> out, it's the server hanging after these messages start showing up in
> the Event log.
> Any help would be appreciated!


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Event 7011 stops server from rebooting posted by Randy on Fri, 10 Apr 2009