Administrators can use the audit feature of Microsoft SharePoint Server to track which users have taken what actions on the sites, content types, lists, libraries, list items, and library files of site collections.

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How to find changed content types in audit logs

I have auditing enabled and have generated the content type modification log in excel format. I need to figure out how to find a specific content type that was modified. Any pointers?
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Audit List field level changes - SharePoint

Is it possible to audit changes on List fields in SharePoint 2013? What I'm looking for is to get some report when certain fields in a List is changed by users, not looking for values but just a ...
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Logging history for Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

Is there any way to get a record of who entered the portal with the date and time?
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Monitor download files in sharepoint 2010 foundation

I need to monitor the download files, I have this tool https://auditlogsp.codeplex.com/ but it does not have the option to monitor downloads, only when I view the properties of a document
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Audit report from custom report sharepoint

I want to create a webpart in which I have 2 date fiels (start date and end date) , a button (submit) and a grid view. I want to fetch the report from "Audit log report" , run a custom report and ...
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Using SharePoint WSS_Content database to find permissions changes?

I've noticed there are a few tables that may be able to help me put together an "Audit Log" of sorts for permissions changes in our SharePoint site. However, I'm unsure of how to join up the tables ...
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SP13: Number of People Accessing Document

I will like to find out how many people are viewing my document within a document library. I thought I could see it by choosing the ellipse per document and the number will appear in the dialog box ...
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Blocking Farm account from retrieving audit for specific site collection [For QA tests]

I would like to know if there is a "trick" to block the capacity of FARM account user to retrieve audit from specific site collection while that FARM account user is able to retrieve audit from other ...
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Read audit log and display in webpart

I want to display audit report in webpart. Webpart will have a button "get_audit" and dropdown which have months (Jan-Dec). when user select month say Jan and click on button it would display the data ...
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What is proper way to dispose after getting audit entries?

I'm cleaning up our audit logs exporting to a local disk for archiving. The logs are so big I can only export about a half a month at a time. The script I wrote works fine, but I'd like to automate ...
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Create Audit Log Script w/ Custom Dates

The following PowerShell script pulls all the content from a specified SharePoint site and creates an audit log for all versions and dates. My Question is how would I implement a Start/End date? For ...
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How to archive the AuditData table on a contentDB?

I have a content db whose audit log is getting really big (60GB) and it's starting to effect the DB. I know I can go in and delete entries via Powershell, but I wanted to archive this table before I ...
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Audit Log not working until check-out/-in (SharePoint 2010)

We have one very strange problem with audit logs on document library. When a user with Contribute permission creates a document audit log does not start loging the new document until SiteCollection ...
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Removed groups in subsite sharepoint2013?

Some one removed the groups in a subsite, again i added the groups, is it possible t know who removed the groups in sharepoint 2013?
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How can I see what documents have been deleted from a Document Library?

I have a document library that had files in it yesterday. Today it does not. When trying to view some sort of an audit log I realized I didn't know how to. I'm using SharePoint 2013 Online. How can I ...
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Is SharePoint Auditing something separately licensed?

I am trying to get a solution for an internal company request. We have a set of reports that are used throughout the company, and we want to track who/when(maybe where) downloaded one of these Excel ...
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Retaining workflow history for auditing purposes

I am in the process of upgrading our SharePoint environment from 2010 to 2013. As you may know SharePoint only keeps workflow associations around for a period of 60 days, after which they're deleted. ...
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Add many entries to SPAudit

I want to create multiple entries of SPAudit for test it before use it in real environment. I supposed that I just can open a web many times and generate as many entries as I want. So i wrote this: ...
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SPAudit doesn't catch list updating?

I just want to get all entries from SPAudit. Code is: public static IList<AuditEntry> All { get { IList<AuditEntry> source = null; ...
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Auditing for Opening or Downloading Documents unavailable on SP Online - Alternatives?

Firstly I'm new here and relatively so to SP, so be gentle - I'm looking for a way of tracking document downloads within the company sites on SharePoint online. This auditing feature does not seem ...
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How to change SPAudit entries?

For example, I want to get all audit entries and increase EventDate on one hour, and after save changes. So generaly I want to be able to change SPAuditEntry properties and after update all changes in ...
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Accidentally removed all permissions from a site, any way to recover them?

Short of a full restore from backup I mean. Apparently we don't have a current one. This site has a ton of broken permissions and we don't have a master list of them, so it's going to be difficult to ...
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Compare SPAuditQuery and IIS log to get IPs

I'm using SP audit, but MachineIP is always null by design. I know that IIS loggs this info. So i dunno how can I compare it with IIS logs to get IPs. Now i'm just using a simple query to get all ...
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Does disabling Audit logging create a log entry?

I'm looking at rows within the Sharepoint AuditData (Audit Log) table and seeing some missing days. If someone has disabled AuditLogging will that create a log entry somewhere?
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Sharepoint 2013, Edit audit of Lists

I have a Documents list webpart in my sharepoint project. I want to create a webpart who can show the history of the viewed documents. For retreive the last viewed documents i use: ...
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Need site inventory tool for SharePoint 2007 that doesn't require server access

We're migrating from 2007 to 2010 and I need a full inventory (site, libraries, lists) so I can remove stuff that's no longer being used. However, everything I've found so far requires server access. ...
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SharePoint Foundation 2013 - Audit log

Can I read from audit log, how many times item has been clicked? I know that I can do it using Server edition, but what about Foundation? What I have done: Central Administration, I enabled Secure ...
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Confusing Audit Tables

I am having a hard time with Sharepoint auditing right now. We have a couple of web sites that are keyed to the WSS_Content Content Database. There are two main applications running right now. One of ...
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Auditing time on site collection

We have 18000 site collections, and on site collection creation, auditing was enabled with all options, because at some point auditing logs will need to be checked, probably with an external tool like ...
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How to delete data from AuditData table that does not exist any more?

Our auditData table is growing and growing. I was able to delete some data using the powershell script: foreach ($site in get-spsite -Limit ALL) { $site.Audit.DeleteEntries("05/01/2013") ...
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SharePoint Online Track Inactive Users

How do you setup auditing so that you can track users not interacting with SharePoint Online?
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How to know which users viewed which documents in provider-hosted Sharepoint 2013 App

In Sharepoint 2010 I used the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges and query the AuditLog to know which users viewed which documents inside a full-trust solution. Is there a way to get this data ...
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Logging document library views with HttpModule in SharePoint 2010

I am really new to SharePoint and got an assignment of logging Document Views into an external database in SharePoint 2010... While searching over the web, I have got lot of articles on the auditing, ...
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Audit the adminstrator

we are looking into the possibility of outsouring the administration of our farm. Because of the nature of sensitive data inside some of the site collection, we want to prevent data leakage. We want ...
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Restrict SPAuditQuery to return only results from a single SPWeb

It seems there is no simple way to only return results from an SPWeb and not the entire site collection when using SPAuditQuery to query the audit log. It's possible to use both: ...
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Auditing on PDF documents in a library

Had a request to see how often a pdf was being used within a document library so i setup a test library in one of my team sites and was able to enable auditing on the library, after some open attempts ...
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Just set up Item Level Auditing in SP2010, can see months of audit data

I'm fairly new to SharePoint administration... Up until this point, I've been mostly a front-end guy (custom lists, dashboards, all that jazz) and while I've had occasion to go into Central Admin or ...
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Track if the users have read documents Sharepoint 2010 Document Center

I want to track if the users have read sharepoint 2010 document center's documents, currently user infos are not stored in audit logs, is there any way to do it?
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What does the field <newauditmask> in the audit logs mean?

I see this in the Eventdata field of audit log reports for the event 'Audit mask change' <NewAuditMask>15295</NewAuditMask> <NewAuditMask>0</NewAuditMask> ...
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Custom Event data for audit log

I was wondering if it is possible to add custom information to the Eventdata field in audit log table.I am specifically interested in the Security group and Security group member delete events.By ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Auditing - audit document approval

We have new requirement in one of our projects to keep track of users who approved document in library. We are aware that there is auditing solution built-in in SharePoint, but I couldn't find ...
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How to uniquely identify rows in the RequestUsage view in WSS_Logging?

I am working on a DWH-solution for the WSS RequestUsage log and I need to uniquely identify each row in the RequestUsage view. There is a RowId with guid, but it does not seem to be unique, as you can ...
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There's a way to sort the SPAuditQuery at Query construction level?

If we have SPAuditQuery auditQuery = new SPAuditQuery(context.Site); auditQuery.RestrictToListItem(item); auditQuery.RowLimit = (uint)numberOfEvents; auditQuery.SetRangeStart(startRange); ...
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SharePoint Audit Log - List does not exist issue

I'm getting error "List does not exist" error when I try to enable Site Collection Audit settings. When I click on the Browse button under "Audit Log trimming" it throws an error "List does not ...
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SharePoint Audit Log Reports

My requirement is to have a report with the users rights for the past 5 years of data. It should have which user have the access rights to which content on a time in the past. Is this possible using ...
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Can I Access the SPAuditQuery from the JavaScript Class Library?

Or there's a SP2010 Built-in service to access Audit data? [UPDATE] Quick awnser, No, there's no way to access the SPAuditQuery from the SP JavaScript Class Library. At the end I end up using a WCF ...
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Audit log a specific user (or: Monitor the admin)

Is it possible to audit log only specific users (thus keeping the Audit-log under control and not harming performance)? Background Sitecolletion admins can view and edit everything (de facto SP ...
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How to find the user who deleted a subsite in MOSS 2007?

In my current work location we have a MOSS 2007 intranet environment with more than 10 site collections, but in one of the site collections few sub-sites were deleted on the same day. We have analysed ...
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Monitor Document Downloads in SharePoint Foundation

Afternoon, Is there a way to monitor/audit who downloads files in SharePoint Foundation either using something out of the box or by creating a workflow? Thanks in advance Steve
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SharePoint 2010 auditing policy for folder content type causes error

if I want to add an auditing policy on a folder content type I get an error that the content type "Folder" at "/Shared Documents" is sealed. Does this mean that it's impossible to add an information ...