Logon Logoff Event: 5378

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Event ID 5378 - The requested credentials delegation was disallowed by policy

Event ID 5378
Category Logon/Logoff
Sub-Category Other Logon/Logoff Events
Type Failure Audit
Description The requested credentials delegation was disallowed by policy

If the CredSSP delegation for WinRM double-hop session is not set properly, event 5378 is generated. This implies that the CredSSP credentials delegation was disallowed by the CredSSP delegation policy.

This log data provides the following information:

  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
  • Security Package
  • User's UPN
  • Target Server
  • Credential Type

Why does event ID 5378 need to be monitored?

  • To uncover policy violations, if there are any
  • To help with CredSSP delegation troubleshooting
  • To monitor actions of high value accounts
  • To detect anomalies and malicious actions
  • To ensure non-active, external, and restricted accounts are not used
  • To ensure that only white-listed accounts perform certain specific actions
  • To enforce conventions and compliances

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Event 5378 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2008 R2 and 7
  • Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
  • Windows 2016 and 10