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Change Auditor 7.0.3 - Web Client User Guide

Install Change Auditor Web Client Web Client Overview Overview Page Shared Overviews Administration Page Searches Page Search Results Page Administration Tasks Page Configuration Tasks (Administration Tasks Page) Auditing Tasks (Administration Tasks Page) Protection Tasks (Administration Tasks Page) Change Auditor Client Comparison

Alert tab

Use the Alert tab to enable an alert for the selected search definition and define how and where to dispatch the alert, via SMTP (email), SNMP and/or WMI.

NOTE: You can NOT enable alerting for search definitions that use the Runtime Prompt option for one or more search criteria.

The Alert tab contains the following information/controls:

SNMP: Select to dispatch alerts via SNMP traps.
WMI: Select to dispatch alerts via WMI (Windows Management Instrumentation).
SMTP: Select to display alerts via email.
From the Alert Custom Email dialog, select Configure Body to display the Alert Body Configuration dialog where, after clearing the Use Global Main Body check box on th Main Body tab or the Use the Global Event Details check box on the Event Details tab, you can define the content of the main body and/or the event details to be included in your alert emails.

Report tab

The Report tab allows you to enable reporting and define when and where to send the email report.

In addition to the standard tool bar buttons, the following buttons appear on the Report tab:

Click Preview Report to display a rendering of the events returned as a result of the selected search.
Click Design Report to launch the Report Designer which allows you to create a custom report layout for the selected search.
NOTE: Once the report designer is launched, the Layout and Columns settings on the Report tab for the selected search are disabled. To re-enable these settings, click the Reset button on the Report tab.

The Report tab consists of a Schedule tab and a Configuration tab which contain the following information/controls:

NOTE: This option becomes available only after a valid email address is entered in the To field in the Report Configuration section of this tab.
Click Reset to reset the settings back to the factory defaults.

The Schedule tab is used for setting the date and time a report is to be run.

When a Weekly report is selected, specifies the weekly schedule to be used to generate the report. For example, 1 for every week (default), 2 for every other week, 3 for every third week, and 4 for every fourth week.
When a Monthly report is selected, specifies the monthly schedule to be used to generate the report. For example, 1 for every month, 2 for every other month, and 3 for every three months.
When a Weekly report is selected, defines the days of the week when the report is to be generated. The default is Monday through Friday.
When a Monthly report is selected, specifies on which day of month the report is to be generated:

The Configuration tab is used for specifying the report’s settings and the recipients.

Specifies what report template is to be used for the report’s headers and footers. The Default report template has been defined for you. To define additional report templates, use the Report Layouts page on the Administration Tasks page.
NOTE: This setting is disabled if you click the Design Report tool bar button to define a custom report layout for the selected search.
The report is sent as an email attachment. Select the appropriate Attach option to define the format to be used for the report:
Fixed Width nn.nn inches/column
NOTE: These settings are disabled if you click the Design Report tool bar button to define a custom report layout for the selected search.

Layout tab

Use the Layout tab to define the data (columns) to retrieve from the database and display in the Search Results page. From this tab, you can also define the column order, sort criteria and order, and groupings to be used to display the retrieved data.

The Layout tab contains the following tables and controls:

The left-most tables allow you to select the event details that are to be retrieved from the database for display in the web client.

The table to the right of the Selected Columns table defines the criteria to be used to sort the search results.

To define the sort criteria for your search results, select a column in the Selected Columns table and use the right arrow button (located to the right of the Selected Columns table) to move it to the Sort Criteria table. To specify secondary sort criteria, add the additional columns to the Sort Criteria table. Use the arrow controls to the right of this table to define the primary (first column in list) and subsequent sort criteria.

To change the sort direction, place your cursor in the corresponding Direction cell and select Ascending or Descending.
To group/ungroup data, place your cursor in the corresponding Group By cell and select Yes to group the data or No to remove a grouping.

SQL tab

The SQL tab displays the SQL query built to run the selected search. This information is only available once a search has been created.

NOTE: The SQL tab is hidden by default. To display this tab, select the Show SQL Tab check box on the Searches page of the Client Settings dialog.
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