Event ID: 4731

A security-enabled local group was created

A security-enabled local group was created.

    Security ID:        %4
    Account Name:       %5
    Account Domain:     %6
    Logon ID:           %7

New Group:
    Security ID:        %3
    Group Name:         %1
    Group Domain:       %2

    SAM Account Name:   %9
    SID History:        %10

Additional Information:
    Privileges:         %8

This event generates every time a new security-enabled (security) local group was created.

This event generates on domain controllers, member servers, and workstations.

Microsoft Documentation

Event ID - 4731

Name Field Insertion String OS Example
Group Name TargetUserName %1 Any AccountOperators
Group Domain TargetDomainName %2 Any DOMAIN
Security ID TargetSid %3 Any S-1-5-21-3457937927-2839227994-823803824-6605
Security ID SubjectUserSid %4 Any S-1-5-21-3457937927-2839227994-823803824-1104
Account Name SubjectUserName %5 Any UserName
Account Domain SubjectDomainName %6 Any DOMAIN
Logon ID SubjectLogonId %7 Any 0x3031e
Privileges PrivilegeList %8 Any View Codes
SAM Account Name SamAccountName %9 Any AccountOperators
SID History SidHistory %10 Any -

Lookup Audit Policy Configuration Settings

C:\> AuditPol.exe /get /subcategory:"Security Group Management"

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