Event ID 601 - Attempt to install service
|Description||Attempt to install service|
In Active Directory, when a new service is installed, event ID 601 is logged.
This log data gives the following information:
- Service Name
- Service File Name
- Service Type
- Service Start Type
- Service Account
- User Name
- Logon ID
Why event ID 601 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
User management audit reports from ADAudit Plus help in monitoring user management actions in real-time and maintaining a record of actions done by users, administrators and technicians that helps in efficient functioning of an organization.
Event 601 applies to the following operating systems:
- Windows Server 2000
- Windows 2003 and XP
- Corresponding event ID for 601 in Windows Server 2008 and Vista is 4697