Event ID 4743 - A computer account was deleted
|Sub category||Computer account management|
|Description||A computer account was deleted|
In Active Directory, when a computer account is deleted, event ID 4743 gets logged.
This log data gives the following information:
|Subject: User who performed the action||Security ID
|Target computer||Security ID
Why event ID 4743 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
ADAudit Plus alerts and tracks critical activities such as creation, deletion or modification of user/group/computer, thus making Active Directory auditing much easier.
Event 4743 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 4743 in Windows Server 2003 and older is 647
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