"The event 13 from Autoenrollment message may be related to the new DCOM security enhancement of Windows Server 2003 SP1. Windows Server 2003 Certificate Services provides enrollment and administration services by using the DCOM protocol. Certificate Services provides several DCOM interfaces to make these services available. For correct access and usage of these services, Certificate Services assumes that its DCOM interfaces are set to allow remote activation and access permissions.However, Windows Server 2003 SP1 introduces enhanced default security settings for the DCOM protocol. Specifically, SP1 introduces more precise rights that give an administrator independent control over local and remote permissions for launching, activating, and accessing COM servers. Therefore, because of the enhanced default security settings for DCOM that are introduced by SP1, you may have to update these security settings to make sure of the continued availability of these services after you install SP1.Suggestions:
1. Please check to ensure that a new security group, CERTSVC_DCOM_ACCESS, has been created after applied the SP1.
2. Please add the "Domain Users", "Domain Computers", "Domain Controllers" groups to the new CERTSVC_DCOM_ACCESS security group.
3. Then, we can have Certificate Services update the DCOM security settings by running the following commands:
- certutil -setreg SetupStatus -SETUP_DCOM_SECURITY_UPDATED_FLAG
- net stop certsvc
- net start certsvc."