Windows Server Event: 4670

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System Event » Windows Server Event: 4670

Event ID 4670: Permissions on an object were changed.

Category Object access Policy change
Subcategory File system
  • Registry
Authorization policy change
  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
  • Object Server
  • Object type
  • Object name
  • Handle ID
  • Process name
  • Process ID
Permissions change
  • Old security descriptor
  • New security descriptor

Reasons to monitor this event:

  • For file system and registry objects, permission changes should be closely monitored to avoid unauthorized access.
  • For token objects, this is typically an informational event.

Pro tips:

  • ADAudit Plus generates detailed reports and real time alerts when permissions on any file system or registry object is changed.
  • The old and new value of the permissions changed can be viewed with the intuitive reports offered by ADAudit Plus.

Event 4670 applies to the following operating systems:

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

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