Windows Security Log Event ID 4691

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Windows Server 2019 and 2022
 • Subcategory
Object Access
 • Other Object Access Events
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before

4691: Indirect access to an object was requested

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Indirect access to an object was requested.

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Description Fields in 4691


  • Security ID:  %1
  • Account Name:  %2
  • Account Domain:  %3
  • Logon ID:  %4


  • Object Type: %5
  • Object Name: %6

Process Information:

  • Process ID: %9

Access Request Information:

  • Accesses: %7
  • Access Mask: %8

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