EventID 2002 / 2003 EAPOL

Hello Experts!

I'm getting the information below in the application log of my Win 2K Server.  The server is recording this 2 times per minute, every minute of every hour and it's killing my log.

Does anyone know how to resolve this?

FYI - I'm running a belkin54g wireless card on this server and the EventID is sometimes 2003.




Event Type:      Information
Event Source:      EAPOL
Event Category:      None
Event ID:      2002
Date:            2/21/2006
Time:            7:29:11 PM
User:            N/A
Computer:      RXWEB01

The description for Event ID ( 2002 ) in Source ( EAPOL ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. The following information is part of the event: The event log file is corrupt..

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Hi aescribens,

EAPOL  is the Extensible Authentication Protocol Over LAN

Some more information in here :


and here :


aescribensAuthor Commented:
Thanks Miguel,

I did find this information when I did an online search; but how do I resolve this?  Do I have to add a "PassKey" to my wireless connection?

In the comments, it states: "This message indicates that the service was stopped, so it cannot establish authenticated network connections."

- Anthony
Hi Anthony,

What sp do you have ?

>>Do I have to add a "PassKey" to my wireless connection?

That events are only warnings not errors, but you can try do do that.


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aescribensAuthor Commented:
I'm running SP4.
Hi aescribens,

Did you tried to add a Passkey to the connections ?

Any updates on the problem ?

aescribensAuthor Commented:
Actually, I disconnected the Wireless Card and the application messages stopped; so that was the cause.  I ended up running a CAT5 cable to my server instead of using a wireless card; this is also more stable and secure.

Miguel, I'll give you the points since you are the only one who responded and I think the passkey would of done the trick.


Hi Anthony,

Tks and glad to help :)

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