Getting Data In

Is there an Event ID in Windows or ways to monitor privilege escalation?

Path Finder

To test this, I tried Control Panel > User Accounts > Change Account Type to and fro Standard account and Administrator account but no logs were produced from it.. Does not seem to log.

0 Karma


The answer is "Yes, there is an event type and it is logged." 4672 and 4648 are relevant to the scenario that you described, for example.

But whether your system has been told to DO anything with the log is a different question.

First, you can check the Event Viewer to make sure the system is properly logging.

As far as how to review the events, it depends on what OS you are running.

Win XP
WIn 7
win 8

0 Karma
Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Splunk Forwarders and Forced Time Based Load Balancing

Splunk customers use universal forwarders to collect and send data to Splunk. A universal forwarder can send ...

NEW! Log Views in Splunk Observability Dashboards Gives Context From a Single Page

Today, Splunk Observability releases log views, a new feature for users to add their logs data from Splunk Log ...

Last Chance to Submit Your Paper For BSides Splunk - Deadline is August 12th!

Hello everyone! Don't wait to submit - The deadline is August 12th! We have truly missed the community so ...