Directory Service Event: 5170

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System Event » Directory Service Event: 5170

Event ID 5170: A directory service object was modified during a background cleanup task.

Description A directory service object was modified during a background cleanup task.
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 5170 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows Server 2016 and 10

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