Auditing Does Not Report Security Event for Resetting Password on Domain Controller

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If you choose to audit success and failure with the "Audit account management" policy, the auditing does not report the expected success event in the Security log when an administrator resets the user password on a domain controller.


This problem occurs because Remote Procedure Call (RPC) impersonation does not succeed when the Security service tries to send a message to the Eventlog service.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date      Time    Version        Size     File name
   08/02/00  04:32p  5.0.2195.2103  140,560  Kdcsvc.dll
   08/02/00  04:09p  5.0.2195.2103  906,000  Ntdsa.dll
   08/02/00  04:29p  5.0.2195.2103  379,152  Samsrv.dll


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 2.

More information

For additional information about how to install Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 hotfixes at the same time, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
249149 Installing Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows 2000 Hotfixes


Article ID: 267556 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 4.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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