Event ID 4964 – Special Groups Have Been Assigned To A New Logon
|Sub-Category||Audit Special Logon|
|Description||Special groups have been assigned to anew logon.|
When an account which is already the member of some defined special group logs in, event 4964 is generated. For this event to be triggered, auditing for 'SpecialGroups' must be set up.
This log provides the following information:
- Security ID
- Account Name
- Account Domain
- Logon ID
- Logon GUID
- Special Groups Assigned
Why does event ID 4964 need to be monitored?
Special groups are used to define a list of important critical groups. Using event 4964, we can monitor when all a member of these groups logs on to a computer.
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Event 4964 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10