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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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o365 security and compliance searching for subsite name/url change

After an unrequested change I am now using the compliance and security reports to identify who changed a subsite name. Anybody have experience with it? the audits find nothing if I search for 'rename ...
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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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Track content change in Audit Trail

My site in Office 365 environment. I would like to track list item content change Ex: In one of the list my title field value is "Sample 1" and I have changed it to "Sample 2". Now I want to see both ...
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How to Generate Report on Frequently Opened Wiki Pages

I would like to tally the number of visits to each of the individual wiki pages in a enterprise-wiki page library. I am runnning on sharepoint 2016. If the audit reporting can capture this ...
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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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How long does it take the Audit Log Report to Work once configured?

I followed the steps to configure the Audit Log Report at the Site Collection Level and it still gives me Sorry, something went wrong. This report contains no data. It also says that it may take ...
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CSOM / REST / Web Service Support for Auditing

I came to know from the below link that Microsoft has added CSOM / REST support for Auditing APIs in the future versions. By future versions, do they mean only 2016 or even 2013 also? Any idea? Has ...
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Searching for the best audit tool [closed]

I'm searching an audit tool for SharePoint. I need deep monitoring with detailed information including who, what, when, where, which workstation, and why for change events. I already found a couple ...
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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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2013/online auditing reports (content viewing never works)

In several places where I had to deal with SP on premise (2013) or online I always found out that the 'content viewing' report in the auditing reports is always null (giving me an error message, sorry ...
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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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Determine who changed SharePoint View

Is there a way to determine who changed a public view in SharePoint 2013, without coding?
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Can we customize SharePoint audit reports? How to add new custom columns to SharePoint audit reports?

Can we customize SharePoint audit reports? I want to add new custom columns to SharePoint audit reports. I want to show version history comment in SharePoint audit reports. How to add new custom ...
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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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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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How can I make SharePoint Calculated Columns to know who edit some columns data?

How can I make SharePoint Calculated Columns to know who has edited some columns data? I want to know who is editing specific columns, not modified by, and not using version history on each item. ...
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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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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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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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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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Auditing Settings

We currently have no auditing settings turned on in our SharePoint Farm. In future the intention is that some auditing will be turned on. For example, recording when permissions are edited. A ...
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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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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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Determine the number of times a List Item has been viewed

I want a report that displays how many times a list item has been viewed. I tried to obtain this information from Audit Log Reports but the exported Excel file does not appear to give this information....
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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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Sharepoint 2013 audit Discard check out

Is there a way to view an audit of when users have done the 'Discard Check Out' option for a library item? We are looking at the audit reporting from Site Settings, and 'Check In' will show in the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to manage audit log table size in Sharepoint 2010?

As I know the Audit Log Trimming timer job is responsible for trimming the audit logs, but in my case Audit Log Trimming timer job stuck on pausing state after 5% progress. If I restart the SharePoint ...
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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 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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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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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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Who is behind which ID in Audit logs

I recently activated Audit Logs on my SharePoint Server. I use Audit Logging for security reasons. I want to know which user changed rights or groups. I tried this by deleting someone from a group. ...
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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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SPAuditEntry MachineName and MachineIP properties

I am using the SharePoint Audit Query to build a custom audit log system. For each hit, I need also the machine name or machine IP. On the object SPAuditEntry there are two MachineName and MachineIP ...
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Audit Report With User IDs as Numbers

I recently turned on auditing for a specific list. After producing a custom report to check usage data, we noticed the report contains several 3 and four digit numbers in the user ID column instead ...
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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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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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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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How do I track what users are opening and downloading in SharePoint 2013 Online?

Given that the "Opened and downloaded documents, viewed items in lists, or viewed item properties" audit event is unavailable in SP2013 Online, what other options are there for tracking who is opening ...
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Document Library level auditing in SP 2013

I want to enable auditing on one of the document library for "Change" event. My question is, Is it mandatory to enable "Editing Items" from site collection settings for audits to be generated or ...
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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: http:...
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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 ...