Event ID 12300 — Universal and Global Group Caching

Updated: November 25, 2009

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

The Security Accounts Manager (SAM) is a service that is used during the logon process. The SAM maintains user account information, including groups to which a user belongs. The SAM is attempting to enable or disable group membership caching.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 12300
Source: SAM
Version: 6.0
Message: The group caching option in the Security Account Manager has now been properly updated. Group caching is enabled.


This is a normal condition. No further action is required.

Universal and Global Group Caching

Active Directory