Windows Logon Types


Windows Logon Types are Authentication Methods or Authentication procedures that are identified within Windows Client Authentication Architecture

Windows Logon Types is similar to the Authentication Context Class within the Context of Microsoft Windows

Windows Logon Types List#

Windows Logon Types are part shown within the Event 4624 and Event 4625 in the Windows Security Log Events of the Windows Security Event Log
Login TypeLogon TitleDescription
2InteractiveA UserId logged on to this computer
3NetworkA User or computer logged on to this computer from the network.
4BatchBatch logon type is used by batch servers, where processes may be executing on behalf of a userId without their direct intervention.
5ServiceA service was started by the Service Control Manager (SCM).
7UnlockThis workstation was unlocked.
8NetworkCleartextA UserId logged on to this computer from the network. The user's password was passed to the authentication package in its unhashed form. The built-in authentication packages all hash credentials before sending them across the network. The credentials do not traverse the network in plaintext (also called cleartext).
9NewCredentialsA caller cloned its current token and specified new credentials for outbound connections. The new logon session has the same local identity, but uses different credentials for other network connections.
10RemoteInteractiveA User logged on to this computer remotely using Terminal Services or Remote Desktop.
11CachedInteractiveA User logged on to this computer with network credentials that were stored locally on the computer. The domain controller was NOT contacted to verify the credentials.

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