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Windows File Server Monitoring and Auditing


    File Servers


    Failover Clusters


    NetApp Filer


    EMC Server


    Compliance Audits


    Audit Reports

File Servers

Securely track the File Servers for access, changes to the documents in their files and folder structure, shares and permissions. View from the exclusive file audit reports with 50+ search attributes and filter based on user / file server / custom / share based reporting for crisp detailed information. Also, get instant email alerts on File Servers activities upon unauthorized actions / access to critical files & folders. Find answers to the vital 4W's - 'Who effected what change in File Server, when and from where'.

Windows File Server auditing | Access permissions audit | Compliance audit reports

  • Detailed forensics of all changes / failed attempts to file create, delete, modification and folder structure
  • Track file and folder access permissions & owners
  • Audit Windows Failover Clusters for a secure, downtime-free and a compliant network environment
  • Monitor EMC Servers, NetApp Filers CIFS files / folders create, modify and delete, change permissions etc.,
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Sample Reports

Failover Clusters

Audit and administer the crucial Windows File Server Failover Clusters. Monitor the business-critical files access / modifications trails. Track the file modifications to file / folder permissions changes! Monitor the network 'file / folder, shares & permission' modifications! Audit the complete Windows File Server Failover Clusters setup with simple, detailed, easy-to-understand Compliance specific audit reports along with alerts.

Windows File Server Failover Cluster Auditing

  • An assortment of Failover Cluster audit, alerts and filter-based reporting capabilities
  • Detailed forensics of approved & unapproved changes in file and folder structure
  • Automate tracking of changes through scheduled reports
  • Meet SOX, HIPAA, PCI, GLBA Compliance Requirements
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Sample Reports

NetApp Filer

Centrally audit, monitor and report the changes on NetApp Filer CIFS Shares. View pre-configured audit reports and get instant alerts on every possible NetApp Filer CIFS files / folders create, modify and delete, change permissions etc., The reports and alerts contain a thorough event analysis which helps to quickly assess the situation for a better situation control. Meet security and IT Compliance needs with Compliance specific audit reports and submit the reports as XLS, CSV, PDF and HTML formats.

NetApp Filer change auditing

  • Monitor NetApp Filers changes to files, shares, accesses and permissions
  • Detailed audit trails of approved & unapproved changes in file and folder structure
  • Schedulable reports & e-mail alerts on critical changes
  • Meet SOX, HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FISMA, GLBA Compliance requirements
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Sample Reports

EMC Server

Monitoring the EMC (VNX/VNXe/Celerra) storage devices is very critical for the confidential organizational datas' stored. Keep a track of every successful and failed attempt to access, modify, move and rename files / folders along with auditing the settings & permission changes is very crucial. With the pre-configured audit reports and instant alerts, instantly know WHO is making WHAT change WHEN & from WHERE. Ensure security and meet various Compliance regulations.

EMC Storage Systems security auditing

  • Track every file / folder access / modifications by Admin, Users, Helpdesk, HR etc.,
  • View pre-configured reports and set email alerting for changes to monitored folders / files
  • Meet PCI, SOX, GLBA, FISMA, HIPAA Compliance with audit reports in XLS, CSV, PDF and HTML formats
  • Archive AD event data to save on disk space and view historical reports for security and forensics
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Sample Reports


SMBs or Large organizations have to comply with industry specific Compliance Act like SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, PCI-DSS, FISMA…. With our Compliance specific pre-configured reports and alerts, we ensure your network is under 24/7 audit with periodic security reports and email alerts as standard procedure.

A Few Compliance Specific Reports

SOX – Recent User Logon Activity, Logon Failures, Administrative User Actions, Domain Policy Changes, User Management, Logon History, Changes on Member Server

HIPAA – All File or Folder Changes, Computer Management, OU Management, Logon Duration, Group Management, Terminal Services Activity

GLBA – Local Logon Failures, Folder Permission Changes, Folder Audit Setting Changes (SACL), Successful File Read Access, Domain Policy Changes

PCI-DSS – Logon history, Logon Failures, Successful File Read Access, Changes on Member Server, Radius Logon History (NPS)

FISMA – Administrative User Actions, Failed Attempt to Delete File, Failed Attempt to Write File, All File or Folder Changes, Computer Management

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File Server Audit Reports

Shown here are the File Servers, Failover Clusters, NetApp Filers, EMC Servers audit reports to give you a view into the file & folder, permission changes and the various filters you can apply to further pin-point information.

All File or Folder Changes

Files Created

Files Modified

Files Deleted

Successful File Read Access

Failed attempt to Read File

Failed attempt to Write File

Failed attempt to Delete File



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200+ ready-to-use audit reports for security, forensics & Compliance

Active Directory
Track Domain change events like User, Group, Computer, GPO, OU
Logon / Logoff
Monitor workstations logon & logoff to know every successful & failure logon
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Track every Windows Server change with reports: Summary Report....
Active Directory Auditing
  • Monitor users & administrators Domain Controller logon activity
  • Audit changes to Users, Groups, Computers, OUs, GPOs, DNS, AD Schema
  • Before & after values of GPO settings & AD objects attributes
Logon / Logoff
  • Audit the users' Workstation logon & logoff times, logon duration
  • Users logon failures, logon history, Terminal Services & RADIUS logons
  • View pre-configured reports and set email alerts for critical accounts
Windows Member Server
  • Audit Member Servers, File Integrity monitoring, Printers & USB accesses
  • Monitor local logon, logoff, logon duration, logon failures & logon history
  • Track scheduled tasks, processes, folder audit & permission changes
ADAudit Plus is available in 4 Editions

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  • Never expires
  • 25 Workstations free
  • Reports can be generated from event log data collected during evaluation / license period

Starts at $0

  • All features of Professional Edition for 30 days
  • You can Audit
    5 Domain Controllers
    2 File Servers
    1 NetApp Filer (or)
    1 EMC File Server
    10 Member Servers
    100 Workstations

Starts at $595

  • 200+ pre-configured audit reports
  • AD logon activity monitoring
  • Monitor AD User, Group, Computer, OU, GPO changes
  • Audit Workstations logon / logoff
  • File create, modify, delete, access, permissions
  • Track system events, scheduled tasks
  • Printer & USB audit
  • Email alerts & Scheduled reports
  • Compliance reports
  • Data archiving

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