Monday, February 20, 2012

The system has detected a possible attempt to compromise security

Someone was having problem getting her logon script running when she logon to her computer.  When I tried to run it manually in the command prompt, the following error appeared.

The system detected a possible attempt to compromise security. Please ensure that you can contact the server that authenticated you.

Helpdesk has helped her to dis-join and re-join the Active Directory Domain but it did not help.  However, the system event log shows the cause of the problem.


Yes, it is a token bloat problem.  The solution is to increase the maximum token size.  To do so, follow the instruction at

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