Object Access Event: 4871

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Object Access » Object Access Event: 4871

Event ID 4871 – Certificate Services Received A Request To Publish The Certificate Revocation List

Event ID 4871
Category Object Access: Certification Services
Type Success Audit
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