Event ID 4774 - An account was mapped for logon
|Sub category||Credential Validation|
|Description||An account was mapped for logon|
When a user account is created in Active Directory, event ID 4774 is logged.
When users are authenticated, their Windows account is mapped to the client certificate. This event is logged as 4774.
This log data gives the following information:
Why event ID 4774 needs to be monitored?
- Prevention of privilege abuse
- Detection of potential malicious activity
- Operational purposes like getting information on user activity like user attendance, peak logon times, etc.
- Compliance mandates
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Event 4774 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
- Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10
Corresponding event ID for 4774 in Windows Server 2003 and older is 678
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