Event ID 4717 - System security access was granted to an account
|Sub category||Authentication policy change|
|Description||System security access was granted to an account|
When logon rights such as 'Access this computer from the network' and 'Logon as a service' is granted, event ID 4717 is logged.
This log data gives the following information:
|Account Modified||Account Name|
|Access Granted||Access Right|
Why event ID 4717 needs to be monitored?
- Prevention of privilege abuse
- Detection of potential malicious activity
- Operational purposes like getting information on user activity like user attendance, peak logon times, etc.
- Compliance mandates
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Event 4717 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
- Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1
- Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10
Corresponding event ID for 4717 in Windows Server 2003 and older is 621
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