Event ID 5142 – A Network Share Object Was Added
|Category||Object Access: File Share|
Whenever a network share object is added, event 5142 is logged by Windows. This event was first added to Windows 7 and Windows 2008 Release 2.
This event log contains the following information:
- Security ID
- Account Name
- Account Domain
- Logon ID
- Share Name
- Share Path
Why does event ID 5142 need to be monitored?
- To monitor the creation of new file shares by high value computers
- To ensure Share Path does not point to critical local folders with high-value or private information
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Event 5142 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows 2008 R2 and 7
- Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
- Windows 2016 and 10