Event ID 4887 – Certificate Services Approved A Certificate Request And Issued A Certificate
|Category||Object Access: Certification Services|
When a certificate is issued by Certificate Services, event 4887 is logged. This is a consequence of either an administrator or certificate manger issuing a pending request, or the CA automatically approving a request based on its policy.
For this event to be logged, the corresponding "Issue and manage certificate requests" feature needs to be enabled in the CA's properties tab. Each certificate request is uniquely identified by its Request ID.
This log provides the following information:
- Request ID
Why does event ID 4887 need to be monitored?
This event should be monitored to detect anomalous and malicious activity, and to prevent privilege abuse.
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Event 4887 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10