Privilege Use Event: 576

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Privilege Use » Event ID 576 - Special privileges assigned to new logon

Event ID 576 - Special privileges assigned to new logon

Event ID 576
Category Privilege use
Description Special privileges assigned to new logon

Windows logs event ID 576 to register that a user has a set of special privileges when the user logs in.

This log data gives the following information:

  • User Name:
  • Domain:
  • Logon ID:
  • Assigned: (privileges assigned to user)

Why event ID 576 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

Pro tip:

With pre-defined reports from ADAudit Plus, you can easily track and audit permissions granted on a network for users or computers to complete defined tasks.

Event 576 applies to the following operating systems: 

  • Windows Server 2000
  • Windows 2003 and XP

  • Corresponding event ID for 576 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4672


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