Security Accounts Manager Availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Security Accounts Manager (SAM) database on the Kerberos client is used to authenticate requests from the Kerberos Key Distribution Center (KDC). The SAM database must be available for the Kerberos client authentication request to succeed.


Event ID Source Message



The Security Account Manager failed a KDC request in an unexpected way. The error is in the data field. The account name was %1 and lookup type %2.

Kerberos Key Distribution Center

Core Security