Windows Server Event: 5060

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Account Management » Windows Server Event: 5060

Event ID 5060- Verification operation failed.

Description The event is generated when a CNG (Cryptographic Next Generation) verification operation fails.
Category System
Subcategory System integrity

This log data gives the following information:

Subject
  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
Cryptographic parameters
  • Provider name
  • Algorirthm name
  • Key name
  • Key type
Failure Information
  • Reason
  • Return code

Reasons to monitor this event:

  • The event aids in detailed monitoring of CNG-related actions with cryptographic keys.
  • If you are in need of troubleshooting actions to be performed on special cryptographic keys, this event would be helpful.

Event 5060 applies to the following operating systems:

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

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