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[SDP 3][9bb9e9b3-63d2-45cf-b3e7-e801239ef3d8]IIS Kerberos Authentication Diagnostic

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The IIS Kerberos Authentication Diagnostic collects information related to troubleshooting Windows Authentication issues in IIS.

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More Information

The IIS Kerberos Authentication Diagnostic will check for valid Service Principal Names for a configured web site or application. It also checks for known issues with Kerberos delegation. The rest of this article describes the information that may be collected from a computer when you run the IIS Kerberos Authentication Diagnostic.

Information collected

Operating System
Machine Name:

OS Name:

Last Reboot/Uptime:


User Account Control:


Computer System
Computer Model:


Machine Domain:


Event Log Files
DescriptionFile Name
Application Event Log{Computername}_evt_Application.evtx
System Event Log{Computername}_evt_System.evtx
Security Event Log{Computername}_evt_Security.evtx
IIS Configuration Administrative Event Log{Computername}_evt_IISConfiguration-Administrative.evtx
IIS Configuration Operational Event Log{Computername}_evt_IISConfiguration-Administrative.evtx

IIS Configuration
DescriptionFile Name
IIS/ASP.NET Configuration Files{Computername}
IIS Machine Key InformationIISMachineKeyInfo.txt
Kerberos Configuration InformationIISKerberosReport.htm

IIS Log Files
DescriptionFile Name
Http Error Logs{Computername}
IIS Log Files{Computername}

Additional information

The IIS Kerberos Authentication Diagnostic will also verify Service Principal names for the application pool account that the web site or application is running as. For more information on configuring a Service Principal Name(SPN) for your web site or application, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
929650 How to use SPNs when you configure Web applications that are hosted on Internet Information Services

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For more information about the diagnostic tool, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
973559 Frequently asked questions about the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT) when it is used with Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

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Article Info
Article ID : 2890772
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 9/18/2013
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