Event ID 562 – Handle Closed
|Description||A handle has been closed.|
When a program closes an object after previously opening it, event 562 is logged. It helps understand how long the object has been open for. It can be linked with its counterpart, event 560, which marks its opening. The two events share the same handle ID.
This log data provides the following information:
- Object Server
- Handle ID
- Process ID
In Windows Server 2003, the following field is included as well:
- Image File Name
Why does event ID 562 need to be monitored?
- To track how long files and other Windows objects are being accessed
- To prevent privilege abuse
- To detect abnormal and potentially malicious activity
- To ensure compliance with regulatory mandates
ADAudit Plus provides real-time pre-configured reports and auditing of the changes along with alerts within a Domain & OU. The advanced Group Policy settings real-time audit reports provide detailed information about object related events.
Event 562 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2000
- Windows 2003 and XP
Corresponding event ID in Windows 2008 and Windows Vista is 4658
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