What is audit privilege use?
What is audit privilege use?
This security setting determines whether to audit each instance of a user exercising a user right. If you define this policy setting, you can specify whether to audit successes, audit failures, or not audit this type of event at all.
What is a 4672 special logon?
4672: Special privileges assigned to new logon. This event lets you know whenever an account assigned any “administrator equivalent” user rights logs on. For instance you will see event 4672 in close proximity to logon events (4624) for administrators since administrators have most of these admin-equivalent rights.
What is SeSecurityPrivilege?
SeSecurityPrivilege is the short name for the Manage auditing and the security log right. This right lets you use Event Viewer to both view and clear the Security log and edit the audit control list of objects such as files, folders, printers, registry keys, and Active Directory (AD) objects.
How do I enable audit privilege?
Configure the policy value for Computer Configuration >> Windows Settings >> Security Settings >> Advanced Audit Policy Configuration >> System Audit Policies >> Privilege Use >> “Audit Sensitive Privilege Use” with “Success” selected.
What is audit sensitive privilege use?
Audit Sensitive Privilege Use contains events that show the usage of sensitive privileges. This is the list of sensitive privileges: Act as part of the operating system. Back up files and directories. Restore files and directories.
How do you configure auditing for privilege elevation?
How to Configure Auditing for Privilege Elevation
- Security ID The user name and domain of the current user.
- New Process Name The path to the executable file being run.
- Token Elevation Type A number from 1 to 3 indicating the type of elevation being requested:
What is the difference between login and special logon?
A special logon is used. A special logon is a logon that has administrator-equivalent privileges and can be used to elevate a process to a higher level. There is also some discussion at the Technet answers site about having lots of these: This is a useful right to detecting any “super user” account logons.
What is SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege?
Description. SeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilege. Replace a process-level token. Required to assign the primary token of a process. With this privilege, the user can initiate a process to replace the default token associated with a started subprocess.
What is NT Authority?
The NT AUTHORITY account is a built in account mostly used to run XP Services. Many XP Services run under the NT AUTHORITY account (it is like a User account but you will not see it in your Users list) and there are different levels for different Services.
How do you ensure Audit sensitive privilege use is set to success and failure?
Here’s how to set the option of the “Audit Sensitive Privilege Use” GPO to failure:
- Open Local Group Policy Editor.
- In the navigation pane, select Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Advanced Audit Policy Configuration > System Audit Policies – Local Group Policy Object > Privilege Use.
What is Audit object access?
The Audit object access policy handles auditing access to all objects outside AD. The first use you might think of for the policy is file and folder auditing, but you can use it to audit access to any type of Windows object including registry keys, printers, and services.