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Change Auditor 7.0.3 - User Guide

Change Auditor Overview Agent Deployment Change Auditor Client Overview Overview Page Searches Search Results and Event Details Custom Searches and Search Properties Enable Alert Notifications Administration Tasks Agent Configurations Coordinator Configuration Purging and Archiving your Change Auditor Database Disable Private Alerts and Reports Generate and Schedule Reports SQL Reporting Services Configuration Change Auditor User Interface Authorization Client Authentication Integrating with On Demand Audit Enable/Disable Event Auditing Account Exclusion Registry Auditing Service Auditing Agent Statistics and Logs Coordinator Statistics and Logs Change Auditor Commands Change Auditor Email Tags

Add comments

To append comments to an event which can then be later specified as search criteria to retrieve all the events that contain a specific comment or keyword.

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Click OK to close the dialog and return to the Search Results tab.
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Click OK to close the dialog and return to the Search Results tab.

View user context and run related searches

From the Event Details pane you can view additional details about the user who initiated the change, view resource details about the computer where the change occurred, or run related searches based on the who, where, what, when or origin of the event selected in the Search Results grid.

Expand Related Search on the Event Details pane to display the options available, which are based in the selected event:

Who: Select this to run a query for all change events generated by this user during the same date interval as that specified in the When tab of the selected event.
View Contact Card: For events with a user object, select this to view contact information and group membership for this user.
Where: Select this to run a query for all change events captured by this agent during the same date interval as that specified in the When tab of the selected event.
View Resources: Select this to display the Resource Properties pane for this server, which includes: Machine Info, Processors, Drives, Shares, Services, and if applicable Exchange Mailboxes.
See Resource Properties pane for more details about the resource details provided.
What: Select this to run a query for change events captured for this event class during the same date interval as that specified in the When tab of the selected event.
When: Select this to run a query for change events that occurred on this date.
Origin: Select this to run a query for change events that originated from this workstation or server during the same date interval as that specified in the When tab of the selected event.
Object: Select this to run a query for change events generated against this object during the same date interval as that specified in the When tab of the selected event.
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At the top of the Event Details pane, click the arrow to the right of the Related Search tool bar button and select View Contact Card.
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Click OK to close this dialog.
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Select View Resources.

Protect critical objects, mailboxes, files and folders

When viewing events, administrators can create protection templates to protect against unauthorized modifications to the following:

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From the Event Details pane, click the Protect Object tool bar button.

Add search properties to existing event queries

After selecting a specific event from the results of a search, you can further refine your search criteria. Expand Add to Search to display the available options for refining your current search. These options are produced from the details of the selected event and may differ between event types.

Choosing a criteria from this list will add it to your current search. You can then preview the refined results before saving the search. Once saved, the new search criteria will be permanent.

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