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What is event ID for account lockout?

What is event ID for account lockout?

event ID 4740
The event ID 4740 needs to be enabled so it gets locked anytime a user is locked out. This event ID will contain the source computer of the lockout. Open the Group Policy Management console. This can be from the domain controller or any computer that has the RSAT tools installed.

How do I find locked accounts in event viewer?

Find Locking Computer Using Event Logs Expand “Windows Logs” then choose “Security“. Select “Filter Current Log…” on the right pane. Replace the field that says “” with “4740“, then select “OK“. Select “Find” on the right pane, type the username of the locked account, then select “OK“.

What is the event ID for failed logon?

Introduction. Event ID 4625 (viewed in Windows Event Viewer) documents every failed attempt at logging on to a local computer. This event is generated on the computer from where the logon attempt was made. A related event, Event ID 4624 documents successful logons.

What is the event ID for windows locked out?

Windows event ID 4740 – A user account was locked out. Windows lets you set an account lockout threshold to define the number of times a user can attempt to log on with an invalid password before their account is locked. You can also define the amount of time an account stays locked out with the account lockout duration setting.

What happens when a user account is locked out?

Event Description: This event generates every time a user account is locked out. For user accounts, this event generates on domain controllers, member servers, and workstations. Note For recommendations, see Security Monitoring Recommendations for this event.

What does security ID mean in Event Viewer?

Security ID [Type = SID]: SID of account that performed the lockout operation. Event Viewer automatically tries to resolve SIDs and show the account name. If the SID cannot be resolved, you will see the source data in the event.

How to monitor lockout events in Windows 10?

If you have high-value domain or local accounts (for example, domain administrator accounts) for which you need to monitor every lockout, monitor all 4740 events with the “Account That Was Locked Out \\Security ID” values that correspond to the accounts.