Event ID 15016 — HTTP Service Authentication

Applies To

Windows Server 2008

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The HTTP Service provides underlying functionality for server applications to authenticate clients.

Event Details

Product:  Windows Operating System  
Event ID: 15016 
Source: Microsoft-Windows-HttpEvent  
Version: 6.0 
Symbolic Name: EVENT_HTTP_AUTH_SCHEME_INIT_FAILED 
Message: Unable to initialize the security package %2 for server side authentication. The data field contains the error number. 

Resolve

Ignore this error

This event occurred because you are using a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista configuration that does not have and does not require a security package for HTTP service authentication. You can safely ignore this error.

Verify

You can safely ignore this error.

Related Management Information

HTTP Service Authentication (TechNet Library)

Networking (TechNet Library)