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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Tracing user profile changes without iterating all the through?

Due to the project requirement, we want to trace the user profile property changes (made through mysite) whenever they do. Is it a good idea to insert a javascript (through a delegation control) and ...
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How do we activate auditing in SharePoint Foundation 2010?

We are trying to set up SharePoint auditing to audit reading of list items and are having problems finding how to turn it on. Is this supported in the Foundation version? If so how do we activate it? ...
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Logging document library downloads with HttpModule

I'm stuck with a problem here that leaves me stupefied. I am writing an HttpModule which examines the URL of all HTTP requests in order to log which users have downloaded each document in a document ...
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How to find when a SharePoint list item was deleted?

A sharepoint list item is deleted from list as well as all recycle bins. How'd an administrator know when this item was removed and who removed it? Is it possible at all?
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How often should the auditing log be cleared to not affect performance?

We are building a system that uses SharePoint Auditing in a SharePoint Foundation deployment. We are wondering about the degradation of performance overtime as the amount of audit information grows. ...
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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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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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Can I undo Permission Changes?

I'm trying to recover from an issue where permissions were removed by accident, but I don't know what they were. Audit Log only shows me which PrincipalIds were removed, but not what permissions they ...
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Auditing a SharePoint document library

Got a requirement to audit a number of document libraries in a solution of mine. Basically need to log all CRUD operations on a file within a document library to a SQL Server database and use an ...
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SPItemEventReceiver to log delete action

I am writing an event receiver that will log delete action (time and user only) of a deleted list item. Following is what it looks like. public class AuditDeleteReceiver : SPItemEventReceiver { ...
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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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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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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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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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How to refresh the Auditing Log programmatically

I would like to know if there's a way to refresh the Auditing log programmatically, because we need it to see in real time which the last accessed document was within a Document Library. Thanks, ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 solution install testing (Hosting???)

We've built a SharePoint 2010 auditing solution and while it works correctly here and at our SINGLE (albeit complex) beta site; I would like to test the solution install on more systems. I could buy ...
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Decipher a list update audit entry

I'm looking at the audit log and when a contact is updated I see the very un-useful document location of Lists/Test List/1_.000. Anyone know how to make sense of these cryptic entries?
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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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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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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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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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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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Provision of Web Analytics via visual studio - sharepoint 2010

Does anyone know how to provision web analytics via visual studio 2010 ? I have got web analytics working for search results - ie: it will show me how many searches have been performed, top search ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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User Access Notification

is there an event in sharepoint that is raised when a user logs in?. I want to have a notification email whenever any user is logged in to a specific sharepoint site. Also, login here is not limited ...
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Success Audit spamming event log

I have set up a standard MOSS installation using forms authentication with NTLM. I have noticed that there are a lot of audit success events in the windows event log is this normal? It makes it very ...
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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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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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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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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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Sharepoint as a Digital Asset Management solution? [closed]

I am evaluating products for my company in order to meet requirements for a digital asset management system. We plan on making this management system a central location for any and all types of ...
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How to get a report on document activity in a site

I currently have a request to "find all documents that haven't been touched, ie opened, edited, moved, created, deleted, etc.) in the last 12 months." in WSS 3.0. Now seeing as I never bothered to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Last sites and last items in the same list/table/gridview

There is a way to put in a list all updates/insert that users to in every list from all the subsites from sharepoint root site(sitecollection)? Also, to add to this list the site info that users ...
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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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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; ...