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Microsoft Credential Provider, when used successfully fills the event logs with error messages

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Article ID: 163874

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Products

VIP Integrations

Issue/Introduction

After installing and configuring Microsoft Credential Provider, info, warning
and error messages are being logged for successful logins.

Log Name:      Application
Source:        SymantecCredentialProvider
Date:          11/1/2016 11:19:54 AM
Event ID:      3
Task Category: (3)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      Windows7x64.evlab.com
Description:
COPY OK in CSymantecCredential
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Log Name:      Application
Source:        SymantecCredentialProvider
Date:          11/1/2016 11:19:54 AM
Event ID:      3
Task Category: (3)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      Windows7x64.evlab.com
Description:
UnpackCredential succeeded
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Log Name:      Application
Source:        SymantecCredentialProvider
Date:          11/1/2016 11:19:54 AM
Event ID:      3
Task Category: (3)
Level:         Error
Keywords:      Classic
User:          N/A
Computer:      Windows7x64.evlab.com
Description:
setting _pkiulSetSerialization
 

Environment

Windows workstation with MCP for 2FA

Resolution

These errors are expected, and working as designed. If Event Log Alerting & Reporting is enalaled, the events can be filtered out.