APPENDIX B Kerberos AS_REQ, TGS_REQ, and AP_REQ Messages Result Codes

The Kerberos Result Code field exists in security event 4768. In events 4771 and 4769 it is a named Failure Code. It represents a hexadecimal error code.

Table B-1 contains information about possible Kerberos error codes. This information is taken from multiple Kerberos-related RFCs.

Table B-1: Kerberos Error Codes

CODE CODE NAME DESCRIPTION
0x0 KDC_ERR_NONE No errors. Status OK.
0x1 KDC_ERR_NAME_EXP Client's entry in KDC database has expired.
0x2 KDC_ERR_SERVICE_EXP Server's entry in KDC database has expired.
0x3 KDC_ERR_BAD_PVNO Requested Kerberos version number not supported.
0x4 KDC_ERR_C_OLD_MAST_KVNO Client's key encrypted in old master key.
0x5 KDC_ERR_S_OLD_MAST_KVNO Server's key encrypted in old master key.
0x6 KDC_ERR_C_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN The account name doesn't exist.
0x7 KDC_ERR_S_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN This error can occur if the domain controller cannot find the server's name in Active Directory. This error is similar to KDC_ERR_C_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN except that it occurs when the server name cannot be found.
0x8 KDC_ERR_PRINCIPAL_NOT_UNIQUE This error occurs if duplicate principal names exist.
0x9 KDC_ERR_NULL_KEY No master key was found for client or server.
0xA KDC_ERR_CANNOT_POSTDATE This error can occur if a client requests postdating of a Kerberos ticket. Postdating is the act of requesting that a ticket's start time be set into the future.

It also can occur if there ...

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