Windows System Event: 5058

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System Event » Windows System Event: 5058

Event ID 5058 - Key file operation.

Description This event is generated when an operation (read, write, delete, and so on) was performed on a file that contains a KSP key by using a Key Storage Provider (KSP). This event is generated only if one of the following KSPs were used:
  • Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider
  • Microsoft Smart Card Key Storage Provider
Category System
Subcategory Other system events

The event logs the following information:

  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
Cryptographic parameters
  • Provider name
  • Algorithm name
  • Key name
  • Key type
Key file operation information
  • File path
  • Operation
  • Return code

Reasons to monitor event:

  • Typically this event is required for detailed monitoring of KSP-related actions with cryptographic keys.
  • If you need to monitor actions related to specific cryptographic keys (“Key Name”) or a specific “Operation”, such as “Delete key file”, you can create monitoring rules and use this event as an information source.

Event 5058 applies to the following operating systems:

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