Directory Service Event: 5137

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System Event » Directory Service Event: 5137

Event ID 5137: A directory service object was created.

Description This event documents creations of AD objects, identifying the object created and user who created it.
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
  • DN
  • GUID
  • Class
  • Correlation ID
  • Application correlation ID

Pro tip:

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Event 5137 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