Events 5136, 5137, 5141 are only logged on the Master Domain Controller

Scorpion 5 Reputation points

I have enabled the auditing of Directory Service Objects (DS Objects), essentially to monitor the creation, deletion and modification of GPOs. I have two domain controllers, DC1 and DC2, the DC! is the Master DC. I'm using Windows Server 2022, on premise

When I run, on DC2, a creation, deletion, or modification of a GPO, I assumed those would be logged on the same DC2; but when I looked for the evnets in the Event Viewer, security panel, there was nothing. However, those events had been logged on DC1.

Shouldn't changes applied to GPOs in a particular DC allow events to be logged on that DC? I need help with this.

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  1. Thameur-BOURBITA 32,616 Reputation points

    Hi @Scorpion

    Check if the DC1 host the PDC role.

    By default GPMC console is connected to PDC when you try modify a GPO.

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