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My company is soon rolling out a SharePoint-based intranet.

During the first few weeks of the rollout I would like to keep close track of all the content that is added and edited on the sites.

Is there a simple way to keep track of all changes made in a site collection? Ideally I would like to see a list of all changes made to everything that I have access to. For instance: list items added/edited, notes added/edited

I am aware of the 'Alerts' functionality, but AFAIK I can only add alerts for individual lists/document libraries etc.

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Setup Audit Logging in SharePoint 2010 to accomplish this. Visit this blog to see how this is accomplished.

Check out the office site to see what all features are captured in Audit logging.

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Thanks, I will give it a try. – codeape Apr 27 '12 at 7:13
blog post updated to:… – Tiago Duarte Nov 12 '14 at 11:38

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