Event ID 13

KB ID 0000520 


Seen every few hours in the application log:

event id 13

Source: AutoEnrollment Description: Automatic certificate enrollment for the local system failed to enroll for one Domain Controller certificate (0x80070005). Access is denied.


1. Go to your domain controller > Open Active Directory users and computers > Locate the CERTSVC_DCOM_ACCESS group.

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2. Add in the “Domain Controllers” group.

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3. On your Certification Authority Server > drop to command line and issue the following three commands.

certutil –setreg SetupStatus –SETUP_DCOM_SECURITY_UPDATED_FLAG
net stop certsvc
net start certsvc 

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