Event ID 4888 – Certificate Services Denied A Certificate Request
|Category||Object Access: Certification Services|
Event 4888 is logged when either an administrator or certificate manager denies a pending request, or the CA denies the request based on its policy. The former is usually logged along with event ID 4868.
For this event to be logged, the corresponding "Issue and manage certificate requests" feature needs to be enabled in the CA's properties tab.
This log provides the following information:
- Request ID
Why does event ID 4888 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 4888 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10