Server based File Audit Reports

Narrow the tracking of file / folder changes by selecting the required file servers, saving you time and resources.

Pre-configured server based reports for File Audit

Click on the File Audit tab and select the Server Based Reports tab on the left, to view the reports listing.

All File or Folder Changes by Server Files Created Files Modified Files Deleted
Files Moved Files Copy-N-Pasted Files Renamed Successful File Read Access
Folder Permission Changes Folder Audit Setting Changes(SACL) Failed attempt to Read File Failed attempt to Write File
Failed attempt to Delete File      

Audit every Windows files and folder changes in the domain and view reports based on the selected file servers. The reports are a summary of all the file audit actions; with data on Files created, Files deleted, Files modified, Files accessed, Failed attempts to read, write or delete files and folder permission changes in the domain based on the file servers selected. A Pie / bar chart summarizes the entire list of file audit actions in the selected servers. Details like who created a file, when and from where are deciphered by comparing the snapshot available.

To view Server Based Reports

  1. Click on File Audit Tab > Server Based Reports > Choose Report.
  2. Select the Domain.
  3. Select the Server(s).
  4. Select the Period (between 1 hr and 1 year), a custom period can also be defined & saved for easy reference.
  5. A graphical display with detailed events summary lists the audit information for the selected period.
  6. Clicking on an event in the bar graph, filters the report view highlighting only the selected event.
  7. Quick search option can be used for precise filtering.

ADAudit Plus runs a periodic scheduler based on the time mentioned for every domain. For Files Created report alone, the "File Update Schedule" runs everyday at 3 AM. The comparison between the latest data received from the present schedule and the snapshot of the previous day's schedule (time-stamped event log data) provides data on the New Files Created for that day.

The File Update Schedule runs on a daily basis at 3:00 AM and cannot be altered.

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