Object Access Event: 4985

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Account Management » Object Access Event: 4985

Event ID 4985 – The State Of A Transaction Has Changed

Event ID 4985
Category Object Access: File System, Non-Sensitive Privilege Use, Other Privilege Use Events, Sensitive Privilege Use
Type Success Audit

Event 4985 is logged when there has been a change in the state of a transaction. It is an informational event, generated by the file system Transaction Manager.

This event log contains the following information:

  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
  • RM Transaction ID
  • New State
  • Resource Manager
  • Process ID
  • Process Name

Why does event ID 4985 need to be monitored?

This event should be monitored to help with Transaction Manger troubleshooting, though typically, this event doesn't have any security relevance.

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Event 4985 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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