AuditWizard - Using AuditWizard - Audit Trail
The Audit Trail tab filters audit operations from historical records.
Used to specify a start and end date to filter the audit-trail entries.
Purge Data Before
Specify a date before which entries will be deleted.
Use the buttons to export the current data set to PDF, Excel or Microsoft XPS formats.
Application Property Changes
These events are audited if a user changes the properties of an instance of an application installed on a discovered computer. For example if a document is associated with the application instance, this change would be audited together with the name of the user who made the change.
Application License Changes
These events are audited if a user adds, removes or modifies a license definition for an installed application.
These events are audited when a user either adds or deletes an Application supplier. Use the radio buttons displayed in the left hand pane to select which type of audit trail entry to display. The display will be automatically updated when a different option is selected.
These will display any changes by users in the system. If someone logs in and changes a support contract expire date for instance.
Changes such as new assets added to the database, reaudited, etc.
All Audit Trial Entries
This will give a full list of all changes made to the software.
Setting Filters and Date Ranges
The Audit Trail tab supports two distinct types of filter--one based on the date of the entry and one based on content.
To filter by date, specify the start and end dates. The display will automatically refresh to take account of the change.
To filter by User, Computer or Application, select the required entry from the drop-down lists. The display will automatically refresh to take account of the change. Please note that depending on the audit trails entries being displayed, one of more of these filters may not contain entries. Select <No filter> to remove any previously defined filter.
Purging Audit Trail Entries
To purge the audit trail, select the date before which records are to be purged and click on the Purge button. A confirmation message will be displayed indicating the number of records which have been deleted from the database.