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Users perform various operations on device configuration such as backing up the configuration, uploading configuration to device, enabling real-time change detection etc., To ensure security aspects, it is essential to record the information on who invoked what operation, on what device, at what time and the result of the operation. This is done by the Audit module of DeviceExpert and this is termed as "Device Operation Audit".
Besides, information about the various scheduled tasks executed by DeviceExpert along with details such as schedule name, result of execution etc., are listed by the Audit Module under "Schedule Audit".
As stated above, Operation Audit provides the following information:
Operation Name & Status (Backup, Upload, Enabling Configuration Change Detection, SNMP Configuration etc.,)
Invoked by whom - by SYSTEM or by a USER
Time of Execution and
Detailed message about the outcome of operation. In case of operation failure, the reason for the failure.
Go to "Inventory" and click the icon depicting "Actions" and click "Device Audit"
operation audit details would be listed in the UI
Alternatively, to view the audit records pertaining to a specific device, you can use the "Device Operation Audit Report" link in the Device Details >> Reports page. This will show the audit records of a specific device.
The Audit Details page gets refreshed every five minutes.
You can restrict the view page of audit trails to view only the trails pertaining to a device group and/or the trails that were generated over a fixed time range - say Today, Yesterday, Last seven days, Last thirty days and a custom period. By default, audit trails pertaining to all device groups recorded today gets listed. You can filter and view the details in accordance with your needs. You can filter the trails by selecting the desired "Device Group" from the drop-down and the desired "Time Duration" from the icon available in the UI.
Refer to the section "Schedules"
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