Windows Security Log Event ID 4753

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Category
 • Subcategory
Account Management
 • Distribution Group Management
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before
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4753: A security-disabled global group was deleted

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The user in Subject: deleted the Global Distribution group identified in Deleted Group.

This event is only logged on domain controllers.
 
In Active Directory Users and Computers "Security Disabled" groups are referred to as Distribution groups. AD has 2 types of groups: Security and Distribution. Distribution (security disabled) groups are for distribution lists in Exchange and cannot be assigned permissions or rights. Security (security enabled) groups can be used for permissions, rights and as distribution lists.
 
A global group can only have members from its own domain.

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Description Fields in 4753

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.

Deleted Group:

  • Security ID:  The SID of the affected group
  • Group Name: Name of affected group
  • Group Domain:  Domain of affected group

Additional Information:

  • Privileges:  always "-"

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Examples of 4753

A security-disabled global group was deleted.

Subject:

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

Deleted Group:

   Security ID:  S-1-5-21-3108364787-189202583-342365621-1108
   Group Name:  Historical Figures
   Group Domain:  ACME

Additional Information:

   Privileges:  -

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