Object Access Event: 4876

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Object Access » Object Access Event: 4876

Event ID 4876 – Certificate Services Backup Started

Event ID 4876
Category Object Access: Certification Services
Type Success Audit
Description Certificate Services started a backup.

Whenever the Certificates Services backup starts, event 4876 is logged. The log also mentions the type of backup that is occurring, such as "full backup" or "logs only". This event is logged only if the corresponding feature is enabled in the CA's properties tab.

This log data provides the following information:

  • Backup Type

Why does event ID 4876 need to be monitored?

Monitoring the backup type is of relevance as backing up is an important Certification Services activity. This event, when monitored with event 4877, helps determine the duration of backup.

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Event 4876 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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