Add event log check to alert on new users

Can I set up an event log check to be alerted when a new user account has been created on our servers?

Yes, you will be instantly notified when a new user is created on any of your servers by adding an event log check. Please follow the below steps:
  1. Provide a display name for identification purposes
  2. Mention the below specifications for the following fields:
  • Log Rule Type: Windows
  • Event Log Type: Security
  • Event Severity: Information
  • Event ID: 4720
  • Source: Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing
Save the changes. This will ensure you are alerted when a new user account is created.


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