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Invalid subscription when setting up Log Forwarder

Updated June 6th, 2016


This article describes the issue of receiving an invalid subscription error during the setup of Log Forwarder.


Log forwarder version 1.1.x


The following error is receiving during the set up of a log forwarder subscription:

Invalid subscription error. 
The even subscription is either too complex, or invalid.


This error may be caused by one of the following reasons: 

  • Invalid or illegal Event-ID inclusions/exclusions
  • Invalid or illegal Users
  • Invalid or illegal Computers
  • Greater than 23 Event-ID exclusions


Change the account used by the SolarWinds Log Forwarder to a domain account with administrative permissions.



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