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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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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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SharePoint Online REST API monitoring

How can I track and monitor API calls made to my SharePoint Online? Is there any audit log or something to track these calls and diagnose bad API requests?
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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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Office 365 Audit data filter by operation

I am using "Office 365 management api" to retrieve SharePoint online audit data using Microsoft documentation link I am looking for a way not filter audit data, the Microsoft documentation ...
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To publish Audit Log Daily

I tried to publish Audit Log Reports every day using "Site collection audit settings". I configured as below in 2 site collections. Also, I attached config image too. 1 site collection ...
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approaches we can use to send audit files containing all the activities that have been performed on a custom list and a custom document library

We have a communication modern online SharePoint site. and the site contains 2 custom lists + 2 custom document libraries. Now we have the following requirement:- To send 4 auditing reports for the 4 ...
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What are the options in SharePoint online if we want to extract the logs related to Lists & Libraries and send them to a group of people

We have SharePoint online site collection which contain 1 custom list and 1 document library. Now we need to extract the audit logs related to these list and library and send it to a group of people. ...
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In SharePoint online how we can enable Configure audit settings for a site collection

In SharePoint 2010, 2013 & 2016 on-premises we use to work with Audit setting using the approach mentioned in this link @ configure-audit-settings-for-a-site-collection-f5a346d0-ee0f-4412-a5e6-...
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Get Audit Log for Permission changed

How to get Audit log for permission change in SharePoint Online from Audit Center in the Admin page (https://compliance.microsoft.com/)? For example, we have a SharePoint site & the permissions ...
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Set SharePoint Audit log library via Powershell

Is it possible to set the SharePoint Audit log library of a site collection via Powershell? I see all other settings like TrimAuditLog, AuditLogTrimmingRetention etc., but I can't find a setting for ...
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In the audit log, I want to output the file version in various logs when operating files

I am using the Microsoft 365 audit log as the operation log for SPO. Is the file version output in the audit log when we do various operations with the file? If not, is there a way to customize audit ...
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Is it possible to audit viewing of list items in SharePoint Server 2016?

Is it possible to get audit logs when users view lists or list items in SharePoint Server 2016? On the Configure Audit Settings page in SP2016 you can select to audit: "Opening or downloading ...
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Register Sharepoint search result click in a custom UI

We are fetching SharePoint search results using REST API and rendering those results in a custom UI. Since we are not using built in SharePoint Search UI, tracking user click of a result is not ...
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Run Sharepoint Audit Log Reports for User Group

Cannot find a way to run audit log reports for user groups. There is User picker in Custom Report wich allows selection of Groups also. But errors (with "User Not Found" message) when you ...
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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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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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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 ...