Event ID 4871 – Certificate Services Received A Request To Publish The Certificate Revocation List
|Category||Object Access: Certification Services|
|Description||Event 4871 is logged if Certificate Services receives a request to publish the certificate revocation list (CRL).|
The log data provides the following information:
- Next Update
- Publish Base
- Publish Delta
Why does event ID 4871 need to be monitored?
If the request is from an unauthorized or unrecognized party, this could be a sign of malicious activity, thus requiring further investigation.
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Event 4871 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10