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Event ID: 4 Source: CimNotify
The description for Event ID ( 4 ) in Source ( CimNotify ) cannot be found. The local computer may not have the necessary registry information or message DLL files to display messages from a remote computer. You may be able to use the /AUXSOURCE= flag to retrieve this description; see Help and Support for details. The following information is part of the event: servername.domain.com
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In my case, this error was caused by an invalid SMTP server address configured for a Compaq server's event notification service. The SMTP address was actually valid but required secure authentication, which is not supported in this application. Changing the SMTP server address to an open server that does not require authentication made these messages go away.
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