Event ID 4898 – Certificate Services Loaded A Template
|Category||Object Access: Certification Services|
When a certificate template is loaded by the CS in order to evaluate a request for a new certificate, event 4898 is logged by Windows. An example of a 4898 event log:
Certificate Services loaded a template.
%1 v%2 (Schema V%3)
Template Content: %7
Security Descriptor: %8
Domain Controller: %6
Why does event ID 4898 need to be monitored?
As this event occurs in relation to a request for a new certificate, monitoring this event can help detect anomalies and malicious activities, and help prevent privilege abuse.
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Event 4898 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10