Windows Server Event: 5143

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System Event » Windows Server Event: 5143

Event ID 5143: A network share object was modified.

Description This event is generated each time a network share object is modified.
Category Object access
Subcategory File share

This event logs the following information:

  • Security ID
  • Account Name
  • Account Domain
  • Logon ID
Share information
  • Object type
  • Share name
  • Share path
  • Old remark
  • New remark
  • Old MaxUsers
  • New MaxUsers
  • Old ShareFlags
  • New ShareFlags
  • Old SD
  • New SD

Reasons to monitor this event:

  • This event is significant if you have high-value computers for which you need to monitor all modifications to all shares.
  • Specific shares can also be monitored using this event ("Share name").For example, you could monitor all changes to the SYSVOL share on domain controllers

Pro tips:

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

Event 5143 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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