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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

Client Authentication Page

The Client Authentication page is displayed when Client Authentication is selected from the Configuration task list in the navigation pane of the Administration Tasks tab.

From this page, you can define the authentication method required to access a particular Change Auditor installation. The Client Authentication page contains the following options:

When this option is enabled, Change Auditor uses the standard login entry form where users specify login Windows credentials in both the clients. Credentials are securely verified with Active Directory to authenticate user access to Change Auditor.

When this option is enabled, authentication is performed using smart cards or certificates associated with Active Directory users. This permits users to log into clients using Smart Card-based authentication technologies.

Once this option has been selected users will be prompted for credentials each time they log in. They can enter a user name and password or connect using a smart card and enter their personal identification number.


Active Directory Client Certificate Authentication

If you move from the default Windows Forms Authentication to Active Directory Client Certificate Authentication:

Windows Forms Authentication

If you move from Active Directory Client Certificate Authentication to Windows Forms Authentication, you will need to:

Changing the client authentication method

Select Client Authentication in the Configuration task list to open the Client Authentication page.

Integrating with On Demand Audit

Managing a Quest On Demand Audit integration

Quest On Demand Audit is a Software as a Service (SaaS) application, available through that provides extensive, customizable auditing of critical activities and detailed alerts about vital changes taking place in Microsoft Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.

On Demand Audit can also provide a single view of activity across hybrid Microsoft environments. By sending Change Auditor Active Directory event data, you can gain visibility to on premises changes (including events gathered up to 30 days prior to installing or upgrading Change Auditor 7.0).

By integrating Change Auditor with Quest On Demand Audit, you will gain access to:

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