Object Access Event: 4873

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Account Management » Object Access Event: 4873

Event ID 4873 – A Certificate Request Extension Changed

Event ID 4873
Category Object Access: Certification Services
Type Success Audit
Description A certificate request extension has been changed.

Event 4873 is logged whenever a certificate request extension is changed. This event is logged only if the corresponding feature is enabled in the CA's properties tab.

This log data provides the following information:

  • Request ID
  • Name
  • Type
  • Flags
  • Data

Why does event ID 4873 need to be monitored?

Changes in this category of object access events need to be monitored for possible privilege abuse and malicious activities.

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Event 4873 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2008 R2 and 7
  • Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
  • Windows 2016 and 10

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