Directory Service Event: 5169

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System Event » Directory Service Event: 5169

Event ID 5169: 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

This event logs the following information:

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

Pro tip:

ADAudit Plus helps in tracking deletion of directory service objects, besides security principals, such as OU, GPO, container, contact, DNS node etc.

Event 5169 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2016 and 10

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