Directory Service Event: 5136

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System Event » Directory Service Event: 5136

Event ID 5136: A directory service object was modified.

Description This event documents modifications to AD objects, identifying the object, user, attribute modified, the new value of the attribute if applicable and the operation performed.
Category Directory service
Subcategory Directory service changes

The event logs the following information:

  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
Directory service
  • Name
  • Type
Object -
  • DN
  • GUID
  • Class
  • LDAP display name
  • Syntax (OID)
  • Value
  • Type
  • Correlation ID
  • Application correlation ID

Pro tip:

ADAudit Plus can monitor creation and modification of directory service objects such as OU, GPO, container, contact, DNS node etc.

Event 5136 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 2008 and above: Event 566