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AD: User and Group Account Creation

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Is there a way to query or find who created a user or group in AD DS?
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Question by:Jase-d-Ace
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If the logs have not "rolled" you can find out in the Windows Security Log of the DC that was used to create the group on.
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Yeah, this account was created back in 2004.  I also know that it was created by a member of the Domain Admin's group.  However, I don't know which user who was apart of this group.  I was hoping there was some magic place this was kept.  From what I have learned that it would only be logged in The Windows Security Log if that property was sepcifically enabled.
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Your are correct that the property needs to be enabled however it is by default. However, I am sure that from 2004 you won't have logs unless you store them and even that is a long shot considering it's around 9 years ago.  

Unless someone else has some "magic" they know of, I think the information is no longer available.  We use Active Administrator from ScriptLogic however we have don't even store information that long.
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