Windows Security Log Event ID 4709

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Windows Server 2019 and 2022
 • Subcategory
Policy Change
 • Filtering Platform Policy Change
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before

4709: IPsec Services was started

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This event is not produced in the default configuration (using Windows Firewall) however event 5478 is produced..

Microsoft comments: "This service provides compatibility with Internet Protocol security (IPsec) policies used in earlier versions of Windows...This is a normal condition. No further action is required."

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