Windows Server Event: 4660

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System Event » Windows Server Event: 4660

Event ID 4660: Delete object.

Description This is a Data ONTAP event. An object(file or directory) has been deleted. Data ONTAP generates this event when a Windows client attempts to delete the object (file or directory).
Category File access


Data ONTAP audits the above SMB file and folder access event to interpret results from the converted audit event logs.

Pro tip:

  • ADAudit Plus offers in built reports that collect logs in real time and presents it to the administrator whenever any object has been deleted.
  • The reports provide details about the object that was deleted, who deleted it and when the action was performed.

Event 4660 applies to the following operating systems:

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

Corresponding event in Windows Server 2003 and earlier versions - 564

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