Account Management Event: 647

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Account Management » Event ID 647 - Computer Account Deleted

Event ID 647 - Computer Account Deleted

Event ID 647
Category Account management
Sub category Security group management
Description A computer account was deleted

In Active Directory, when a computer account is deleted, event ID 647 gets logged.

This log data gives the following information:

Subject: User who performed the action Security ID
Account Name
Account Domain
Logon ID
Target computer Security ID
Group Name 
Group Domain

Why event ID 647 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 alerts and tracks critical activities such as creation, deletion or modification of user/group/computer, thus making Active Directory auditing much easier. 

Event 647 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2000
  • Windows 2003 and XP

Corresponding event ID for 647 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4743

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