Windows Security Log Event ID 4878

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
 • Certification Services
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before
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4878: Certificate Services restore started

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self explanatory

To find out when the restore ended look later in the log for 4879.

This event event is only logged if "Backup and restore the CA database" is enabled on the Audit tab of the CA's properties in Certificate Services MMC snap-in and of course if the Certificate Services audit subcategory is enabled with auditpol

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