Impersonate a client after authentication (Windows)

Module: Account Integrity

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

This check reports accounts with rights to impersonate other accounts. You can use the name list to exclude or include users or security groups that are not already excluded or included by the Users to check option.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for Impersonate a client after authentication

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Policy Compliance

  • Windows 2000 (105960)

  • Windows 2003 (205963)

  • Windows 2008 (248963)

Title: Impersonate a client for authentication

Description:The user or security group has the right to impersonate other accounts.

Severity: yellow-1

Correctable: true

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Full name: %s]