Windows Security Log Event ID 4774

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Category
 • Subcategory
Account Logon
 • Credential Validation
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before
678  
Discussions on Event ID 4774
Yes. Yes I have seen this event.
I see this in "Audit Credential Validation" in technet

4774: An account was mapped for logon

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I have not actually seen this event logged by Windows but suspect that if it is logged at all it would be in conjunction with IIS's certificate mapping capability where users are authenticated via a client certificate which is then mapped to a Windows user account according to mapping rules defined in IIS.

I haven't been able to produce this event. Have you? If so, please start a discussion (see above) and post a sample along with any comments you may have! Don't forget to sanitize any private information.

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Description Fields in 4774

  •   Authentication Package: %1
  •  Account UPN: %2
  •  Mapped Name: %3

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Examples of 4774

An account was mapped for logon. 

   Authentication Package: %1
   Account UPN: %2
   Mapped Name: %3

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