Windows Security Log Event ID 4741

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Category
 • Subcategory
Account Management
 • Computer Account Management
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before
645  
Discussions on Event ID 4741
Information about OU
Audit for prestaged computers

4741: A computer account was created

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The user identified by Subject: created the computer identified by New Computer Account:. 

Note: computer accounts always end with a $.

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Description Fields in 4741

Subject:

The user and logon session that performed the action.

  • Security ID:  The SID of the account.
  • Account Name: The account logon name.
  • Account Domain: The domain or - in the case of local accounts - computer name.
  • Logon ID is a semi-unique (unique between reboots) number that identifies the logon session.  Logon ID allows you to correlate backwards to the logon event (4624) as well as with other events logged during the same logon session.

New Account: 

  • Security ID:  SID of the account
  • Account Name:  name of the account
  • Account Domain: domain of the account

Attributes:

  • SAM Account Name:
  • Display Name:
  • User Principal Name:
  • Home Directory:
  • Home Drive:
  • Script Path:
  • Profile Path:
  • User Workstations:
  • Password Last Set:
  • Account Expires:
  • Primary Group ID:
  • Allowed To Delegate To: n/a
  • Old UAC Value:  bitwise representation of Account Options check list
  • New UAC Value:  bitwise representation of Account Options check list
  • User Account Control:
  • Account Disabled
  • 'Password Not Required' - Enabled
  • 'Workstation Trust Account' - Enabled
  • User Parameters: unkown.  Start a discussion below if you have informatino to share!
  • SID History:
  • Logon Hours:
  • Additional Information:
  • Privileges  unkown.  Start a discussion below if you have informatino to share!

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Examples of 4741

A computer account was created.

Subject:

   Security ID:  ACME\Administrator
   Account Name:  Administrator
   Account Domain:  ACME
   Logon ID:  0x27a79

New Computer Account:

   Security ID:  S-1-5-21-3108364787-189202583-342365621-1109
   Account Name:  WS2321$
   Account Domain:  ACME

Attributes:

   SAM Account Name: WS2321$
   Display Name:  -
   User Principal Name: -
   Home Directory:  -
   Home Drive:  -
   Script Path:  -
   Profile Path:  -
   User Workstations: -
   Password Last Set: <never>
   Account Expires:  <never>
   Primary Group ID: 515
   AllowedToDelegateTo: -
   Old UAC Value:  0x0
   New UAC Value:  0x85
   User Account Control:
     Account Disabled
    'Password Not Required' - Enabled
    'Workstation Trust Account' - Enabled
   User Parameters: -
   SID History:  -
   Logon Hours:  <value not set>
   DNS Host Name:  -
   Service Principal Names: -

Additional Information:

   Privileges  -

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