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Find who restarted DB server

Hi, I am working as sys admin for a small company. Someone restarted the SQL DB server and I want to find the user name who did that. I have referred the following post already https://www.prajwaldesai.com/restarted-windows-server/ but I am unable to find event ID 1074. When i search for it, it shows nothing. How to find the user ?

Content-Key: 1265447060

Url: https://administrator.de/contentid/1265447060

Printed on: December 4, 2022 at 13:12 o'clock

Member: SeaStorm
SeaStorm Sep 16, 2021 at 20:33:46 (UTC)
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Hi

you could check for the systems last boot and then check if there is any error logged around that time.
The system could also be crashed (bluescreen) and auto-rebooted. You wouldnt see a 1074 in that case as noone initiated the shutdown. In that case, you should see an event ID 6008 "unexpected shutdown".

If that is the case, you can use a bluescreen-analyzer like BluescreenView to see what caused the bluescreen