ADAudit Plus Terminologies


 

Terminologies Used in ADAudit Plus

 

ADAudit Plus follows terminologies specific to the product. We have defined some of the commonly used terminologies in this page for easy understanding of the Product.

 

The Generally used Terminologies in ADAudit Plus Include

  1. Report Profile

  2. Alert

  3. Activity

  4. Event

  5. Audit Actions

  6. Category


 

Report Profile:

 

Methodology to filter the necessary events from Event data, and associate them to Active Directory Objects like users, computers, groups
etc.,

Alert:

 

An alarm on the high priority event when it happens. Alerts can be scheduled and automatically delivered via. email.

Activity:

 

Any action that is performed in an Active Directory like, creating a user, deleting a user, adding a member to a group, logging into a
machine etc.,

Event:

 

Data stored by Microsoft as event logs on activities performed in Active Directory when the Auditing Policy is enabled.

Event Number:

 

For every activity that is completed an event number is recorded in the Eventlog. Microsoft logs in each event with a specific number and stores the information in the Eventlog of the Active Directory. This event number is critical for Auditing Purposes ADAudit Plus identifies and reports Audit Activities based on the Event Numbers.

Audit Actions:

 

Rules formulated to filter the necessary events from the Event Data.

Category:

 

Categorization of Event Logs depending on each activity which is similar to the "Category" in Event Viewer. Eg., Account Logon, Account Management etc.,

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