Object Access Event: 4896

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Object Access » Object Access Event: 4896

Event ID 4896 – One Or More Rows Have Been Deleted From The Certificate Database

Event ID 4896
Category Object Access: Certification Services
Type Success Audit

Event 4896 is logged when Certificate Services deletes one or more rows from the certificate database. An example of a 4896 event log:

One or more rows have been deleted from the certificate database.

Table ID: %1

Filter: %2

Rows Deleted: %3

Why does event ID 4896 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 4896 applies to the following operating systems:

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