Component Object Model (COM) Error – SEC_E_REVOCATION_OFFLINE_KDC 0x80090358

In this post, you’ll learn about the error “SEC_E_REVOCATION_OFFLINE_KDC 0x80090358” that is returned when working with COM based APIs or libraries in Windows.

COM Error Message


What is COM?

Microsoft’s COM stands for Component Object Model. Component Object Model (COM) is a networked, object-oriented framework for building interoperable binary software components.   Microsoft’s OLE (compound documents), ActiveX (Internet-enabled components), and other products are built on the COM base technology.

Error Description

Below is the description of this COM Error.

The revocation status of the domain controller certificate used for smartcard authentication could not be determined. There is additional information in the system event log. Please contact your system administrator.