\ Event ID 676 - Authentication Ticket Request Failed

Account Logon Event: 676

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Account Logon Event ID 676 - Authentication Ticket Request Failed

Event ID 676 - Authentication Ticket Request Failed

Event ID 676
Category Account Logon
Description Authentication Ticket Request Failed

When authentication ticket request fails in Active Directory, event ID 676 is logged.

This log data gives the following information:

User Name
Supplied Realm Name
Service Name
Ticket Options
Failure Code
Client Address

Why event ID 676 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

Pro tip:

ADAudit Plus account logon real-time pre-configured reports help identify miscreant users attempting logon into machines that requires elevated privileges and provide evidence for any action administered by any user. These reports can be advantageously in overcoming account logon audit challenges.

Event 676 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2000
  • Windows 2003 and XP

Corresponding event ID for 676 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4768