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XpoLog contains a comprehensive audit mechanism, which lists in a log every operation that users perform in XpoLog from login until logout.

From the Settings > Audit menu item in the XpoLog Log Viewer, you can run audit filtering of users' activities.

The available filters are:

  • Time Frames – for specifying the time frame of the audit view
  • Audit Types – for specifying the types of actions to view
  • General – for viewing a specific user's audit (User Name)  or a general term, such as action type, component name, or action description (General

Note: Althought not recommended, you can view the audit log on all data, without filtering.

To run audit filtering: 
  1. In the XpoLog Manager menu, select Settings > Audit.
    The System Audit page opens.
  2. Filter the Audit log by time frame, audit type, user name, or general term (see following sections for details).
  3. Click generate.
    The filtered audit log view is displayed in the Log Viewer.

Filtering by Time Frame

You can filter the audit log to show records from before or after a specific date, or between two specific dates. Alternately, you can show records from a time relative to the current time: from the last minutes, hours, or days; from the previous days, weeks, or months; or from a specified number of days or hours ago for the duration of a specific number of days of hours.

To show records from a specific time period:
  • Select the Dates limit option, and do one of the following:
    • Show audit records from a specific date – Select the show records that arrive after checkbox, and click calendar to select a date from the calendar. Default: todays' date.

    • Show audit records until a specific date – Select the show records that arrive before checkbox, and click calendar to select a date from the calendar. Default: todays' date.

    • Show audit records between two dates – Select the show records that arrive after and the  show records that arrive before checkboxes, and click calendar to select the range of dates from the calendar. Default: todays' date.  

To show records from a time period relative to the current date:
  • Select the show records option, and select one of the following options from the dropdown box: 
    •  Select from – Show records from a specific number of hours or days, for a specific number of hours or days.

    • Select from the last, and input the number of days, hours, or minutes Show most recent records, as specified.
    • Select from the previous, and input the number of days, weeks, or months  – Show previous records, as specified. 

Filtering by Audit Type 

You can filter the audit log view to show any or all of the following actions performed by users:

  • Logins/Logouts
  • View system components
  • Change system components

Note: At least one audit type should be selected.  

To filter by audit type:
  • In the Audit Types section, select the checkboxes of the type of actions to include in the audit view: Logins/Logouts, View system components, or Change system components.

General Filtering

You can filter the audit log view to show operations performed by a specific user, and/or that include a specific term.  

To filter by user name or general term: 
  1. In the General section, in User Name, type  a user name to generate an audit view of a specific user, or leave empty for audit view of all users.
  2. In General, type a specific term to include in the audit view only operations including this term.    

 

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