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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Determine the number of times a List Item has been viewed

I want a report that displays how many times a list item has been viewed. I tried to obtain this information from Audit Log Reports but the exported Excel file does not appear to give this ...
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Audit Central Administration changes

Is there any kind of auditing for changes made to Central Administration? i.e. when a web application was created and by who. and also auditing for Site Collection created and deleted
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Customize Report unexpected error

Having an issue when generating a customized report. When I click to generate I get a unexpected error. Checking the logs, I have a number of errors appear. We can create other types of logs just ...
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Sharepoint 2013 audit Discard check out

Is there a way to view an audit of when users have done the 'Discard Check Out' option for a library item? We are looking at the audit reporting from Site Settings, and 'Check In' will show in the ...
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Timeout when trying to view Audit Log Reports

I have enabled auditing in SharePoint 2010. I wanted to create a Report for 'Content Viewing' that should contain a list of who opened which files in SharePoint. This worked for me in the past. But ...
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Get login / logout activity in Audit Trails for SharePoint 2010

Is there anyway by which I can log the login/logout activity along with other user related activities like Edit Profile, Change Password etc. in a FBA configured 2010 SharePoint site? I searched over ...
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Audit trail for log in and logout in SharePoint FBA Based site

I have a Forms Based Authentication site in SharePoint 2010 in which I have a custom login webpart through which it enables the user to log in. Now I want to maintain the audit trial record for ...
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How to have SharePoint 2010 Audit Reports show pages accessed WITH the parameters?

I managed to get a custom report from SharePoint showing me the activity of a particular list however it's important that I see which pages are being viewed and that would need the inclusion of ID ...
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How to manage audit log table size in Sharepoint 2010?

As I know the Audit Log Trimming timer job is responsible for trimming the audit logs, but in my case Audit Log Trimming timer job stuck on pausing state after 5% progress. If I restart the SharePoint ...
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Store SP 2013 Work Flow Audit Report in a List or Column in the same List

Has anyone came across any tutorials or links on how to store WF audit reports to a list or in the same list but on a column? I have scoured the net and I am not having any luck in getting the ...
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Audit log reports on Quick Links list

I have a SharePoint Quick Links list which contains a couple of links. My requirement is to identify how many times each link is clicked. Is there any way to store that data without using any custom ...
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2013: security logs do not show data after site creation

The reporting is activated and some reports do work. For the security one it only shows some automated actions at the site creations but no logging of people being added or people being deleted. What ...
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SharePoint 2013 Audit Log Reports missing requests

We use built-in SharePoint 2013 Audit Log functionality to track accessed reports and documents. Audit Log reports are mission critical for us. SharePoint's content viewing report shows some audit ...
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Sharepoint impersonation without password

I would like to upload a file to the SharePoint 2013 using RESTful interface as a user A but without providing his/hers password. An acceptable solution would be to authenticate as a system user / ...
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SharePoint Online: How to audit downloaded files

I Know that SP Online has this limitation: Opened and downloaded documents, viewed items in lists, or viewed item properties (This event is not available for SharePoint Online sites) But beacuse of ...
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Query Sharepoint Audit Log Powershell

I have written the following script to query audit logs, for getting when a particular document accessed and what was the event: cls Start-SPAssignment -Global $var = 1 Write-Progress -Activity ...
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generate a consolidated Audit log report for whole web-application in SharePoint 2010

I enabled and performed Auditing in my SharePoint 2010 site collection and it worked well. But the problem I faced is it gave me report for that particular site collection only whereas what I want is ...
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SharePoint Online Audit - Read / View / Download?

In SharePoint Online, there is this Opened and downloaded documents, viewed items in lists, or viewed item properties (This event is not available for SharePoint Online sites) Is there anyway to ...
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SharePoint Online Custom Reports / Audit Data?

We are needing some custom reports that the out of the box SharePoint cannot do. For example, in Search, I know that there is a Most Popular Searches report. But we are needing additional information ...
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Who is behind which ID in Audit logs

I recently activated Audit Logs on my SharePoint Server. I use Audit Logging for security reasons. I want to know which user changed rights or groups. I tried this by deleting someone from a group. ...
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How to set site audit report document library location via CSOM

I am configuring site auditing via CSOM. Most of this is easily done via code. The one piece I cannot figure out, is how to set the document library where the audit reports are stored before ...
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SPAuditEntry MachineName and MachineIP properties

I am using the SharePoint Audit Query to build a custom audit log system. For each hit, I need also the machine name or machine IP. On the object SPAuditEntry there are two MachineName and MachineIP ...
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Audit Report With User IDs as Numbers

I recently turned on auditing for a specific list. After producing a custom report to check usage data, we noticed the report contains several 3 and four digit numbers in the user ID column instead ...
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Determine what user was deleted from a security group in the audit logs

I have configured the site collection audit settings to monitor permission changes. In the Audit log reports->Security settings I get an excel report with Security Group Member Delete events. The ...
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Tracking all changes made to a document on SharePoint 2010 within a web-part

I am building a site in SharePoint 2010 and I would like to have a webpart that will track and log who and when updates are being made to a specific document. The webpart will be featured on the ...
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Avoid Audit disabling

How can I log when the audit is enabled or disabled at site collection scope? I need to track when someone disable the audit log. SP2013 on premise.
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Audit logging on users and roles in office 365 Admin console

I would like to know the way on how to extract the logs for user addition/deletion changes and role based changes in office 365. I am the global admin to my tenant but one of the global admin has ...
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Auditing for single site and a single list

I have been tasked to report on the number of site visitors and opening of items in single calendar list. having already discovered that I should enable auditing for the list in question I went ahead ...
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How do I track what users are opening and downloading in SharePoint 2013 Online?

Given that the "Opened and downloaded documents, viewed items in lists, or viewed item properties" audit event is unavailable in SP2013 Online, what other options are there for tracking who is opening ...
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Is there a free permissions auditing solution for Sharepoint 2013?

I need a way to audit permissions on my organization’s Sharepoint 2013 intranet. There’s one AD security group that’s allowed to have full control permissions to anything in our Sharepoint. Every ...
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Document Library level auditing in SP 2013

I want to enable auditing on one of the document library for "Change" event. My question is, Is it mandatory to enable "Editing Items" from site collection settings for audits to be generated or ...
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Find out who added a column to my SharePoint 2013 library

We're trying to find out who added a specific column to our library. I can see some info about the fields via the REST API, but not exactly what I wanted at the level of who created the column: ...
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How to find out missing or deleted site collections in Staging Environment

We have created some 40+ site collections in staging environment.On the dev machines we used to development and deploy the wsps and run the powershell scripts in UAT to create site collections and ...
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Audit Logs for Documents, Hits Not Registered On View

SharePoint 2013 Standard. View logs are not always registered in the AuditData table for document files. Auditing at a site-level and item-level both enabled. If I open a PDF file in a browser, and ...
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User(s) with only read permissions have update event in audit log

I have a SharePoint online site that I am running a custom audit log on. As I was looking over the log, I noticed that some users are listed with update events on documents that they only have ...
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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 ...