\ Event ID 680 - Account Used for Logon by

Account Logon Event: 680

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Account Logon Event ID 680 - Account Used for Logon by

Event ID 680 - Account Used for Logon by

Event ID 680
Category Account Logon
Description Account Used for Logon by

When a user is successfully authenticated via NTML instead of Kerberos authentication, event ID 680 is logged.

This log data gives the following information:

Logon attempt by
Logon account
Source Workstation
Error Code

Why event ID 680 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 680 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2000
  • Windows 2003 and XP

Corresponding event ID for 680 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4776