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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

Recent Event Activity

The Recent Event Activity pane allows you to display recent activity for selected events. Click the arrow on the heading of one of the Overview panes and select Recent Event Activity to display this pane. By default, the activity for the following events are displayed in this pane:

Use the controls at the top of this pane to define the content to be included in this Overview pane.

Click Select Events to select different event classes to be displayed. Clicking this button displays the Select an Event Class dialog. Select the event classes to display and click Add to add them to the selection list.

NOTE: A maximum of 10 event classes can be selected. When you have reached this limit, the Add button is disabled preventing you from adding any additional event classes.

Use these buttons/controls to define the format used to display the information. By default, the data appears in a data grid format.

Use this to display the data in a bar graph. Select the Show Legend check box to include a legend for the bar graph.
NOTE: The bar graph button and Show Legend check box only appear when there is activity to report in this pane.
Last <nn> Days

Count of Events By

The event counts pane displays a table listing the total number of events captured, sorted by the selected category. Click the arrow on the heading of one of the Overview panes, select Count of Events By and then select one of the following categories to display this pane:

The count by event panes include the total number of events found in the Change Auditor database based on the category selected. The counts on these panes are hypertext links, which when selected display a Search Results page showing the events associated with the selected count. However, the Search Results page only displays the associated events generated in the last year. If you want to see all of the events associated with the selected count, edit the date range to include the ‘last nn years’ in the When tab on the Search Results page.

Agent Status

The Agent Status pane displays a gauge depicting the current status of agents. Click the arrow on the heading of one of the Overview panes and select Agent Status and then select one of the following options to display this pane:

Enterprise View - displays all agented member servers installed in the enterprise
Workstation View - displays all agented workstations that are installed on Active Directory machines in the enterprise
Other View - displays all agented non-member objects, such as ADAM workgroup servers or workstation agents manually installed on non-Active Directory machines in the enterprise
<DomainName> - displays all agented machines, including servers, workstations and non-member workgroup computers, installed on the selected domain

By default, only active and inactive agents are included. However, you can select this check box to include the agents that are set as ‘uninstalled’.

Double-clicking the gauge displays the Agent Statistics page which provides a global view of all agents, including their current status.

Coordinator Status

The Coordinator Status pane displays a gauge depicting the current status of all the coordinators installed in the entire enterprise or in a selected domain. Click the arrow on the heading of one of the lower panes and select Coordinator Status and then select one of the following options to display this pane:

Enterprise View - displays all coordinators installed in the enterprise
<DomainName> - displays all coordinators installed in the selected domain

Coordinators set as ‘uninstalled’ are not included by default. However, you can select this check box to include the coordinators that are set as ‘uninstalled’.

Double-clicking the gauge displays the Coordinator Statistics page which provides a global view of all coordinators, including their current status.

The Alert History pane displays the number of SMTP (email) alerts that were successfully sent or failed to send or the number of SMTP alerts triggered for a search query. Click the arrow on the heading of one of the lower panes, select Alert History Counts and then select one of the following options to display this pane:

Counts - displays the number of alerts that were successfully sent and the number of alerts that failed to send
Counts By Query - displays the number of alerts triggered by search query
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