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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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Audit log SecGroupMemberdel missing

we have a powershell script to extract data from the audit log filtering by group membership update (audit Editing users and permissions enable at site level) while we have a perfect match for the ...
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Online - Audit reports with full URL for classic pages views

I'm using SharePoint Online with some classic pages in the root site. So I've some URLs like https://mytenant.sharepoint.com/SitePages/Items.aspx?itemId=xx I would like to know which users are ...
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SharePoint 2019 on-prem - audit log for “Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties”

in our SP2019 farm there is no option for auditing View/Downloads. See this MS Support article: The "Opening/Downloading" option has been REMOVED in SP 2019. But I tried to do the following: ...
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Auditor Accounts In SharePoint and SharePoint Online

We have an audit happening across our content. Is there a way to set up an account in SharePoint on-premises (2013 & 2010) and SharePoint Online that we could give the Auditors access to ...
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Who Change The Permissions

Is there a way in SharePoint online to find out what user account changed the permissions on a Document Library folder?
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SharePoint Online Audit for Site Owners

This is a general question about SharePoint Online Audit/reporting for Site Owners As a Site Owners What ability do we have to audit who has been given access to files and folders on the SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Find when auditing was turned on for a site collection

I have a site collection in SharePoint 2013 which has had auditing turned on. At present, we are auditing 'Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties'. Is it ...
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Tracking SharePoint User Activity by Specific Users

I am managing a SharePoint site for my team that primarily serves as a portal for files/documents. I am interested in looking at user activity (file downloads, page visits, site visits, etc.) but ...
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Who viewed my SPO page?

I've recently created a page in SharePoint for survey . The page has 800 views till now . Is there any way to see who viewed it . I tried audit feature but it no longer supports SharePoint. Is there ...
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Can I use audit logs to determine if an end user device has a synced copy of a library?

We are actively looking at o365 in our organization. One of the barriers for entry is we want to use Document Libraries to serve content to end users. These documents are required to be up to date on ...
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How can I track all the dowloads of documents from a sharepoint library?

I've done some research and it seems that the auditing option for O365 SPOnline is not available for downloading documents. Is there another optimal way to track all the downloads of my documents? I'm ...
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SharePoint online audit

How to get sharepoint online audit data programatically without using Search-unifiedauditlog commandlet.
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Duplicates being created in SharePoint Record Centres

Just wondering if someone can point me in the right direction in relation to a problem I have been grappling with for about 12 months. We have a SharePoint 2010 system. We have set up numerous team ...
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Issues retrieving SharePoint Online Audit Data

When I try to retrieve the Sharepointonline audit data using search-unifiedauditlog .For an particular site it seems to be getting only pageview where as other events are not able to be fetched Even ...
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Why image (.jpg) file types are not logged in Audit log reports?

Environment: SharePoint Server 2016 I migrated web application from SharePoint 2013 to 2016. Now it seems image (.jpg) files are not logged in the audit report. Earlier during SharePoint 2013, It was ...
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How to track deleted content and deleted site pages

we are working with some custom control templates and deployed web parts, there is content not appearing recently we added in web parts and site pages design, here how to track deleted content and ...
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Track the number of visits to each SharePoint page in the communication site

could we track the number of visits to each page, where/how people navigate, and who is accessing the site based on SharePoint group permission(e.g. Finance teams vs. other HQ staff vs. field staff). ...
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Enable site audit setting on all site collections

What is fastest way to enable site audit settings on many different site collections?
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How to enable Audit setting in SharePoint all Site collections using Power shell script?

How to Enable all the SharePoint site collection Audit setting using power shell script. Can you Please give me some example Script to enable the Audit settings?
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*UPDATE* SharePoint 2016 Auditing

I find myself scratching my head as I know there are audit reports for the site collections, which is good, and I know there are third-party applications that can collate the audit data and present it ...
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Site collection audit settings: /_catalogs/MaintenanceLogs library missing

As far as I know there should be MaintenanceLogs library for site collections to store the audit logs in. However, recently it seems that some of our site collections are missing /_catalogs/...
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Modern Site Page - Hiding total page Views and Like option in Office 365 SP Online

I have noticed this new feature in SharePoint Modern Site pages in my O365 SP Online site. Can someone tell me on what basis this page-view is calculated (e.g - weekly, monthly or it shows the total ...
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Why the “Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties” option is not showing inside Audit reports

Inside our on-premises sharepoint 2013, we use to have this option inside the Audit logs settings, which allow us to track how many times certain documents/pages have been viewed:- but inside our ...
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Which sites in site collection are using which MasterPage

I'd like to know if there was a way to run a master page audit on all the sites in my collection Is there a powershell script I can run or some OOTB feature I can run that will tell me this ...
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SharePoint Online2013 Team Site Deleted

I created a DevGroup for myself and a new admin that is coming on board. That site is now mysteriously gone. I didn't delete the site, and no one else has access to do so. Is there an audit where I ...
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who edited part of the document in SharePoint online

There are 5 persons editing the same Word document. I want to see who edited one part of it. Is that possible in SharePoint online?
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Access log for particular form library

We are using SP2010 with InfoPath 2010. On a particular form library, we want to log the activities for all users. Whenever a user click on the form, the username, time, file path should be logged for ...
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How to download SharePoint Audit Logs from Office 365

My organisation has a requirement that audit / security logs need to be kept for at least one year. In office 365 the logs available in the Audit Log Search are only kept for 90 days. I am trying to ...
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Enable Content Type Auditing with PowerShell

In the browser, you can go into a Site Content Type's Information Management Policy Settings and decide to audit specific things about this content type. How can this be configured using the ...
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How to get report for user accessed SharePoint in past 30 days without enabling auditing feature

I am using SharePoint 2013 on-Premise and there is no auditing feature enabled. But i want to get all information regarding which users accessed share point content for past 30 days. Is there any ...
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SharePoint 2013 Audit usage files deleted every night

We have a SP2013 version and in all the site collections they have enabled the auditing. Some business users pull the audit report every month to see the traffic to their sites using "Run custom ...
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SharePoint Auditing Setting - Site Collection & Farm Setting

I am confused with the auditing setting in SharePoint 2013. The enable audit setting in Central admin has "days until purge". Suppose if I set this to 60 days what happens after 60 days? If I set the ...
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“Audit log reports” link is missing inside my sharepoint enterprise wiki site collection's site settings

I have a sharepoint server 2013 on-premises. ad i have 2 site collections of these types:- Enterprise wiki site collection. Team site collection, which have the publishing features enabled at the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Audit log entries for Inherit and Break Inherit permissions not matching

I have generated the Security settings Audit log report for one of my document libraries in Sharepoint 2010 site. This audit log has 6 entries for Event "Security Role Bind Break Inherit" and 1 entry ...
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audit report issue

I have configured the Audi report setting for editing items, it working duly. Today I changed a department.aspxpage, opened the audit log report it is not showing the edit entry! I think there's a ...
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SPSite.Audit.GetEntries does not retrieve 'Item creation' events

I am creating a system to collect all events for all site collections for reporting later. I notice that none of the events that are returned from SPSite.Audit.GetEntries() method, say anything about ...
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how to alert when audit failure occurs?

I have a security requirement about alerting when a fail occurs on audit event, I mean I have to know when Sharepoint audit fails and alert key personnel. do you know how to get it?
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User Account LockOut - SharePoint 2013

I have a control requirement: AC-7 Unsuccessful Logon Attempts The information system must define and enforce a limit on the number of consecutive invalid login attempts by a user. And it should: ...
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Security audit - AU-8 Time Stamps

I'm making a security audit to a Sharepoint farm and have a question about this control: "AU-8 Time Stamps The system must use internal system clocks to generate time stamps for audit records." do ...
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“Content type and list modifications” report is showing some actions for these lists Report List;Access Requests;Variation Labels;Relationships List

I am working on a team site collection where i have enabled the publishing features inside it. and i have enabled the reporting features inside it as follow (Site Collection Administration >> Site ...
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Audit settings not followed

I'm not able to get the built-in auditing to keep more than 24 hours of records. I have auditing enabled on the site collection, and turned off auto-trim (originally set to trim at 7 days). I don't ...
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Identify the Group Name for SharePoint List or document library Item in Site Collection

6 months back I had assigned the group name "Designers" to few of the list & document library items for a one of the SharePoint site Collection. Now I would like to find the items holding ...
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Allow SharePoint Audit to Read only 1 week of SharePoint Site Report

I have very large site collection ,And Enabled Audit feature for it. My Server Performance is getting effected on Server ,As Audit is holding large amount of report . I would like to make audit to ...
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Can someone explain the way SharePoint auditing trimming and cleanup works?

I know each web application has its own Audit Log Trimming timer job. I see the default is set for it to run monthly. Now, as you dive into site collection settings for auditing, I see: Automatically ...
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Get all list item ID's that have been read by user - from audit log - SPList.GetItemByUniqueId - value does not fall within the expected range

SharePoint 2013 on premises. I'm executing a query on audit log with restriction to a specific list and user. I'm getting results and I need to get the list item ID using the guid in the results and ...
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No Audit logs in sharepoint 2013

i'm pretty new to sharepoint, i installed it on a server 2012, Microsoft Sharepoint foundation 2013. Recently i wanted to see some audit logs, at my suprise i saw that they simple don't exist. In some ...
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Get read acknowledgement for Policies on SharePoint 2013

I have policies and procedures document on a SharePoint 2013 library that I would like all users to acknowledge that he/she has read policies/procedures on a yearly basis or anytime we update the ...
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Is there any tenant level audit trail API for OneDrive For Business?

I'm looking for an API that provides tenant level audit trail for events performed by the tenant users. The APIs I have gone through are all per user based events. So let's say I have 10 users and all ...
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Audit: Who changed the master page?

How can I know who changed the master page for the site, do the audit logs cater such information? If yes, how should I generate report to see this information?
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Office 365 / SharepPoint Online Team site Usage

I have been creating SharePoint Site usage ( Team and Group) and SharePoint User access report via the Admin Centre -> Reports-> Usage menu. The former is limited to Site Collection access, so will ...