Event ID 4904 - An attempt was made to register a security event source
|Sub category||Audit policy change|
|Description||An attempt was made to register a security event source|
When an application calls AuthzRegisterSecurityEventSource to register its security logs, event ID 4904 is logged.
This log data gives the following information:
|Event Source||Source Name
Event Source ID
Why event ID 4904 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 4904 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
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