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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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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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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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 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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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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Audit and prevent users from deleting public list views - sharepoint 2010

We have a SharePoint 2010 site that contains a list, available to different users with different permissions level, ranging from Read to Contribute. Few days ago, someone who doesn't confess, removed ...
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Issues with Office 365 Compliance center to audit SharePoint Online

I have admin rights both on SharePoint online and compliance center in Office 365 tenant. but i am unable to use the auditing features and perform any actions. attached the screenshot with the error ...
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How to track external URL clicks from SharePoint 2007

I've been asked to track how many times an outside URL is clicked from a SharePoint 2007 page (listed in a links library). I'd like to do this from the page itself if possible. Site auditing has ...
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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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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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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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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 web part removal and restoring a webpart in a sharepoint 2010 wiki page

One of my SP2010 wiki pages is suddenly missing a webpart, most probably due to a human error of one of the users. I tried to restore that webpart using the page versioning, but it has no impact or ...
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SharePoint 2013 Manage Access Request History

I am requesting information on SharePoint 2013 Manage Access Request history. How long is the history kept or is there a size / item limit? Can you export the history? If so how? Can the History be ...
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Security report

I am looking for a tool able to perform a cumulative report of SharePoint rights, AD groups and IRM rights, at document level in a given library.
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How many documents have been co-authored?

I need to prove that collaboration is happening. One suggestion is to use measure the number of documents which have been co-authored in the past month. Does anyone know how to do this ? I've been ...
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Size of audit logs site collection

I have recently enabled the site audit feature. The logs are trimmed automatically after 30 days. How can I check how much room this taking up? Where is the info stored?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 the content type "Folder" at "/Shared Documents" is sealed. Does this mean that it's impossible to add an information ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Audit Logging: Post ID

I've activated the audit options with "opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties" being ticked. However, whilst the following shows, it doesn't provide me ...
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Get Document Views from Client Side

We have a SharePoint 2013 intranet site that contains a Document List. There are .xlsx documents and .rdl documents. I want to know which users viewed which documents. I want to get this information ...
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How to control view audit log events from search service content access account?

I enabled the audit log events Edit and delete like in below image I found there is huge number of rows creating every day in audit table daily, now its size 40 GB. Now I am running Audit log ...
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Management Activity API: Azure Active Directory events are not received

I'm using Management API for audit logs and for the past 1 week I have been noticing that the events for Azure AD subscription are not received. For example, Delete User, Restore User activities were ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 ...