Windows Security Log Event ID 532

Operating Systems Windows Server 2000
Windows 2003 and XP
CategoryLogon/Logoff
Type Failure
Corresponding events
in Windows 2008
and Vista
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532: Logon Failure - The specified user account has expired

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Do not confuse event 532 with password expiration.

Event 532 is logged on the workstation or server where the user failed to log on. To determine if the user was present at this computer or elsewhere on the network, see the Logon Types chart in event 528. Event 532 is logged on a domain controller only when a user fails to log on to the domain controller itself (such as at the console or through failure to connect to a shared folder). On workstations and servers, this event will be generated only by an attempt to log on with a domain account; local accounts do not offer account expiration.

To identify the source of network logon failures, check the Workstation Name and Source Network Address fields.

Logon Process and Authentication Package will vary according to the type of logon and authentication protocol used.

Logon Type: See chart in event 528.

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Description Fields in 532

  • User Name:
  • Domain:
  • Logon Type:
  • Logon Process:
  • Authentication Package:
  • Workstation Name:

The following fields are added in Windows Server 2003:

  • Caller User Name:
  • Caller Domain:
  • Caller Logon ID:
  • Caller Process ID:
  • Transited Services:
  • Source Network Address:
  • Source Port:0

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Examples of 532

Logon Failure

Reason: The specified user account has expired
User Name: %1
Domain: %2
Logon Type: %3
Logon Process: %4
Authentication Package: %5
Workstation Name: %6

Windows Server 2003 adds these fields:

Caller User Name:-
Caller Domain:-
Caller Logon ID:-
Caller Process ID:-
Transited Services:-
Source Network Address:10.42.42.180
Source Port:0

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