Event ID 626 - User Account Enabled
|Sub category||User account management|
|Description||A user account was enabled|
When a user account is enabled in Active Directory, event ID 626 gets logged.
This log data gives the following information:
|Subject: User who performed the action||Security ID
|Target Account: Enabled user account||Security ID
Why event ID 626 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 626 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2000
- Windows 2003 and XP
Corresponding event ID for 626 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4722