Questions tagged [auditing]

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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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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*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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“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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 login,...
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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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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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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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Using PowerBI to show sharepoint online usage

I would like to provide a usage /audit reporting for SharePoint Online I have enabled Audit logs and i can view the excelsheet report. What im not sure about is do i have to go and create the report ...
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Programmatically Configure Auditing in Secure Store Service and Site Collection

For Auditing to be enabled, I have read that, it has to be turned on at the Secure Store Service. Also, it needs to be configured at the Site Collection Level. So, is it possible to check ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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“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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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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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 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Audit Log - Unrecognized Guid format Error

I am trying to run an audit report on a particular site within my site collection. I go to run a custom report, select the SAVE LOCATION, Start Date and restrict it to my site. When I click OK to ...
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What are the settings for log users access to document library (content types added to document library)

I created a document library and added two content types Hr,Finance that inherit from document content type. Here I need log for who will (site users ) attempt to access documents from document ...
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Audit users accessing site

I know analytic reports for visits and hits for a site, it doesn't show who all accessed and time. I want to audit users accessing site. Is there any way to do it using Server Object Model or other? ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...