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Audit Trails page

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Overview

Audit Trail tracks changes in activity settings made by Users and Administrators.

Access path

On inSync Management Console, navigate to Governance > Audit Trails.

User Audit Trail

Overview

The following table lists the user activities that you can filter according to the activity types.

Note: If users prevent administrator access to their data, the administrators cannot search and view information on the files or folders that users download or restore. For more information, see Configure the user data privacy policy.

View user activities

To view user activities:

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Governance > Audit Trails.
  2. Click the User Audit Trail tab.
  3. In the User section, enter the email ids of the users you want to filter the audit trail for. You can enter multiple comma-separated valid email ids. The activity trail for invalid email ids will not be displayed.
  4. In the Activity Type list, click the filter that you want to apply. The list of activities and related filters is listed in the table below. 
    Activity Filter description
    All

    Displays all activities of all users.

    Note: Files & Folders (additional) activities will not be displayed. 

    Access & Backup

    Select the required filters to view the details of the following activities related to Access & Backup.

    • Mobile Access - Activities where users accessed backup data by using their mobile.
    • Unauthorized Access - Activities where users tried to access inSync from outside of your corporate network.
    • Data Downloaded - Activities where users downloaded backup data.
    • Data Restored - Activities where users restored data backed up from the device to a specific location.
    Collaborator

    Select the required filters to view the details of the following activities related to Collaborator.

    • Added - Activities where users were added to the list of collaborators for a shared folder.
    • Removed - Activities where users were removed from the list of collaborators for a shared folder.
    • Permission changed - Activities where permissions for a collaborator on a folder were changed.
    Files & Folders

    Select the required filters to view the details of the activities related to Files & Folders.

    • Folder Shared - Activities where users shared folders by using inSync Share.
    • Folder Un-shared - Activities where users stopped sharing previously shared folders.
    • Folder Synced - Activities where users synced shared folders.
    • Folder Un-synced - Activities where users un-synced shared folders.
    • Downloaded - Activities where users downloaded folders by using inSync Share.
    • Restored - Activities where users restored folders by using inSync Share.
    • Purged - Activities where users purged folders by using inSync Share.
    Files & Folders (Additional)

    Select the required filters to download the details of the activities related to Files & Folders (Additional).

    • Added - Activities where users added files & folders.
    • Deleted - Activities where users deleted files & folders.
    • Files Edited - Activities where users edited files.

    Note: These activities are not displayed on the activities page and can be downloaded only.

    Links

    Select the required filters to view the details of the activities related to Links.

    • Created/Shared - Activities where users created or shared a download link for a file.
    • Edited - Activities where users edited a download link for a file.
    • Viewed - Activities where users viewed a download link for a file.
    • Downloaded - Activities where users downloaded link for a file.
    • Deleted - Activities where a user deleted a download link.
    • Expired - Activities where a download link stopped being active.
    Workspace

    Select the required filters to view the details of the activities related to Workspace.

    • Synced - Activities where a user synced a workspace.
    • Un-synced - Activities where a user un-synced a workspace.
  5. In the Time Period list, select the period for which you want to view the list of user activities.
  6. Click View.The activity results for the filters applied will be displayed. By default no activities will be displayed.

Download or view user audit trail

As an inSync administrator, you can download the user audit trail in HTML or CSV format. Cloud administrators can view and download audit trail of all users. However, profile administrators can view and download user activity of only those profiles that are assigned to the profile administrator. Additionally, users who have data protection officer role & view only role can view and download the user audit trail.

To download or view user audit trail:

  1. On the inSync Master Management Console menu bar, click Governance.
  2. Click the User Audit Trail tab. 
  3. In the Activity Type list, click the filter that you want to use.
  4. In the Time Period list, click the period for which you want to view the list of user activities.
  5. In the Download list, click the file format in which you want to download the data about user activity.
  6. Click View to view the audit trail activity results.

The downloaded file is saved at the default download location of your web browser.

User Audit Trail report details

HTML format sample report

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CSV format sample report

Field   Description
Generated Date and timestamp when the report is generated.
Activities Activity type for which the report is generated.
Interval The time period selected to generate the report.
Time Zone The time zone for the country that is selected.
Audit Trail The audit trail for which the report is generated.
Username Username of the user who performed the activity.
Email ID Email id of user who performed the action.
Activity

The activity type the user selected to perform.

Item Details of the files/folder/User on which event is performed.
IP Address/ Device

User's public IP address is logged if the activity is performed from inSync web.

Device name is logged if the activity is performed from a Client device.

Time Timestamp when the activity is performed.
Details Details of the activity performed.

Time period filter

inSync displays the user activities list based on the duration that you select in the Time Period list. The options available in the Time Period list is dependent on how the audit retention period is configured. By default, the audit retention period for users is to 30 days and the options available in the Time Period list are Today, Last 7 days, and Last 30 days. By default, the time period is set to Last 7 days

To view user activities for more than 30 days, you must change the audit trail retention policy for the users.

Note: User audit trail for File & Folder (additional) activities will be retained for 3 months only.

Administrator Audit Trail

Overview

The following table lists the administrator activities that you can filter according to the activity types.

Filter Activity types
All Activities All activities of all administrators.
Profile All profile-related activities that an administrator performs.
User All user-related activities that an administrator performs.
Storage All storage-related activities that an administrator performs.
Administrators All administrator-related activities that an administrator performs.
Roles All role-related activities that an administrator performs.
CloudCache Mappings All CloudCache mapping-related activities that an administrator performs.
Device All device-related activities that an administrator performs.
Restore & Share All restore and share-related activities that an administrator performs.
Settings All settings-related activities that an administrator performs.
CloudCache All CloudCache-related activities that an administrator performs.
Unauthorized Access All attempts by administrators to access inSync Master Management Console from outside corporate network.
Cloud Apps All cloud apps related activities that an administrator performs. For example, enable or disable backup for Exchange Online.
SharePoint All SharePoint Online-related activities that an administrator performs.
Others All other activities that an administrator performs.

View administrator activities

To view administrator activities

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Governance > Audit Trails.
  2. Click the Admin Audit Trail tab. 
  3. In the Activities by Type list, click the filter that you want to use.
  4. In the Administrator list, click the administrator whose activities you want to view.
  5. In the Time Period list, click the period for which you want to view the list of administrator activities.

Time period filter

inSync displays the administrator activities list of based on the duration that you select in the Time Period list. The options available in the Time Period list time period is dependent on how the audit retention period is configured. By default, the audit retention period for an administrator is to 30 days and the options available in the Time Period list are Today, Last 7 days, and Last 30 days. By default, the time period is set to Last 7 days.

To view user activities for more than 30 days, you must change the audit trail retention policy for the administrator.

Download or view the list of administrator activities

You can download the list of administrator activities in either HTML or CSV format.

To download the list of administrator activities

  1. On the inSync Management Console menu bar, click Governance > Audit Trails.
  2. Click the Admin Audit Trail tab.
  3. In the Activities by Type list, click an administrator activity that you want to view.
  4. In the Administrator list, click the administrator whose activities you want to view.
  5. In the Time Period list, click a period for which you want to view the administrator activity.
  6. If you want to download the admin audit trail in HTML format, click Download > Download HTML.
  7. If you want to download the admin audit trail in CSV format, click Download > Download CSV.
  8. Click View to view the audit trail activity results.

The list of administrator activities is downloaded on your computer in the format that you selected.

Admin Audit Trail report details

HTML format sample report

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CSV format sample report

Field   Description
Generated Date and timestamp when the report is generated.
Activities The activity for which the report is generated.
Administrators Administrator name who performed the activity.
Interval The time period selected to generate the report.
Time Zone The time zone for the country that is selected.
Audit Trail The audit trail for which the report is generated.
Administrator Name Name of the administrator who performed the activity.
Activity

The activity type the administrator selected to perform.

Details Details of the activity performed.
Time Timestamp when the activity is performed.
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