Directory Service Event: 5139

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System Event » Directory Service Event: 5139

Event ID 5139: A directory service object was moved.

Description A directory service object was undeleted.
Category Directory service
Subcategory Directory service changes

This event logs the following information:

Subject
  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
Directory service
  • Name
  • Type
Object
  • DN
  • GUID
  • Class
Operation
  • Correlation ID
  • Application correlation ID

Reasons to monitor this event:

Moving an object in Active Directory from one OU to another has an effect on more than one variable such as group membership changes, deviant group policy settings, etc. It is a security violation that must be monitored.

Pro tip:

ADAudit Plus offers extensive monitoring of directory service object creation and modification such as OU, GPO, container, contact, DNS node etc.

Event 5139 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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