Event ID 3 Stored Password Configuration

Event ID 3 — Stored Password Configuration

Updated: November 30, 2007

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

A user account’s password or personal identification number (PIN) can be stored on the local computer, which allows the user to log on to the computer without entering a password or PIN.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 3
Source: Microsoft-Windows-Security-Kerberos
Version: 6.0
Message: A Kerberos Error Message was received: on logon session %1 Client Time: %2 Server Time: %3 Error Code: %4 %5 Extended Error: %6 Client Realm: %7 Client Name: %8 Server Realm: %9 Server Name: %10 Target Name: %11 Error Text: %12 File: %13 Line: %14 Error Data is in record data.

Change the stored password

If your password has changed and is stored on the local computer, you must change the stored password to the new password. You can change the stored password by using Stored User Names and Passwords.

To change the stored password by using Stored User Names and Passwords:

  1. Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click User Accounts.
  3. Click Manage User Accounts.
  4. If the User Account Control dialog box appears, confirm that the action it displays is what you want, and then click Continue.
  5. Click the Advanced tab, and then click Manage Passwords.
  6. In the Stored User Names and Passwords dialog box, click the appropriate user account, and then click Edit.
  7. In the Password box, type the correct password, and then click OK.
  8. Click Close.


To verify that the stored password is configured correctly:

  1. Log off of the computer and then log back on.
  2. Attempt to access a remote resource on a server that is using Kerberos authentication.
  3. If the resource can be accessed, the stored password has been configured correctly.

Related Management Information

Stored Password Configuration

Core Security


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