Event ID 4624 – An Account Was Successfully Logged On
|Description||An account was successfully logged on to|
Event 4624 is generated by the computer where a logon session was created successfully. This applies to both local and remote logons.
This log data provides the following information:
- Security ID
- Account Name
- Account Domain
- Logon ID
Why does event ID 4624 need to be monitored?
- To monitor actions of high value accounts
- To detect anomalies and malicious actions
- To ensure non-active, external, and restricted accounts are not used
- To ensure that only white-listed accounts perform certain specific actions
- To enforce conventions and compliances
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Event 4624 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10
Corresponding events in Windows 2003 and before: 528 and 540.