Event ID 4793 - The Password Policy Checking API was called
|Sub category||Other account management events|
|Description||The Password Policy Checking API was called|
In Active Directory, event ID 4793 is a typical behavior and is often observed on SQL servers which can be ignored.
This log data gives the following information:
|Subject: User who performed the action||Security ID
|Additional Information||Caller Workstation
Provided Account Name
Why event ID 4793 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 records all modifications made on a GPO and lists these changes in a convenient and easily understandable reports. The time of change and the modification made are prominently displayed.
Event 4793 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