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How to audit changes to AD objects/accounts?

Posted on 2014-04-11
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What is the best practice to determine who made permission changes to an AD object? I know the account and have a general time frame of when the chance was made.

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by:Santosh Gupta
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Hi,

Please see the below link for best practice to determine who made permission changes to an AD object.
http://blog.pluralsight.com/windows-server-2008-auditing-active-directory
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Refer below link to enable auditing.

AD DS Auditing Step-by-Step Guide:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731607(v=ws.10).aspx

HOW TO: Audit Active Directory Objects in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/814595

Apart from the auditing, you can use third party tools like Quest and Ntewrix to find out WHO changed WHAT, WHEN, and WHERE to list additions, deletions, and modifications made to Active Directory users, groups, computers, OUs, group memberships.
 
NetWrix tool : http://www.netwrix.com/active_directory_change_reporting_freeware.html
 
Quest: http://www.quest.com/changeauditor-for-active-directory/
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