Windows Security Log Event ID 4902

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
 • Audit Policy Change
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before

4902: The Per-user audit policy table was created

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This is a routine event logged at system startup and can be regarded as noise.

To learn more about per-user selective auditing see See Roger Grimes' article at for an excellent introduction to per user selective auditing.  But don't get your hopes up; it isn't a very practical feature; basically it's just there for Common Criteria compliance.

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  • Policy ID:

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Examples of 4902

The Per-user audit policy table was created. 

   Number of Elements: 0
   Policy ID: 0x8d36

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