Privilege Use Event: 577

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Privilege Use » Event ID 577 - Privileged Service Called

Event ID 577 - Privileged Service Called

Event ID 577
Category Privilege use
Description Privileged Service Called

Windows logs event ID 577 to register that a user has exercised a user right privilege.

This log data gives the following information:

  • Server:
  • Service:
  • Primary User Name:
  • Primary Domain:
  • Primary Logon ID:
  • Client User Name:
  • Client Domain:
  • Client Logon ID:
  • Privileges:

Why event ID 577 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 577 applies to the following operating systems: 

  • Windows Server 2000
  • Windows 2003 and XP

  • Corresponding event ID for 577 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4673

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