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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Site Collection: Configure Audit Settings: Selected audited events only remain checked for a few minutes

Under Site Collection Administration -> Site Collection Audit Settings, I can enable events to audit, click OK. Then I go make changes; update a list item, delete a document, check out an item. I can ...
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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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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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Restrict crawler from auditing in SP2010

We enabled auditing in SP2010 to track users' access to documents. However the most entries is from crawler (search indexer). How to exclude search content account from being logged in audit data?
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SharePoint Audit log is not recording the Library documents viewed in browser. If i downloaded the document then it is recorded

public void getlog() { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { if (!string.IsNullOrEmpty("SiteUrl")) { using (SPSite site = new SPSite("SiteUrl")) ...
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Read item level audit information from Sharepoint Online (office 365)

I want to read item level audit information from SharePoint online. We can do this easily in an on-premise environment using SPAuditQuery and restrictToListItem() method. Please suggest some ...
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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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SharePoint enabling auditing on site creation blocks groups from being deleted

I have a site definition that activates a set of features some of whom removes all groups from the site and adds some new ones with proper names. I also have a site-scoped feature that enables ...
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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 ...