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On Demand Audit Current - User Guide

Introducing On Demand Audit Configuring On Demand Audit Change Auditor Integration Working with On Demand Audit Appendix A: Working with Filters Documentation Roadmap

Visualizing searches

You can visualize saved searches to provide insights on the Office 365 events taking place in your organization and your Azure Active Directory.

The Overview tab displays:

  • Number of events (Event count)
  • Total number of unique users
  • Activity (A drop-down is available so that you can select the activity that you want to see.)
  • User Name (A drop-down is available so that you can select the users that you want to see.)
  • Top 10 active users
  • Activity heat map that visually breaks down the activity in a display that shows which events are more prevalent.

The Sign-ins tab displays:

  • Sign-ins by location on a map
  • Sign-ins by unique application and users or you can filter for specific applications and users
  • Successful and failed sign-ins
  • Sign in activity timeline

To see a visual representation of a search

  1. Select the Searches tab, choose a search, and click the visualization (chart) icon. You can also click the run (arrow) icon, then click the Visualize button. (Note: This is only available for saved searches.)
By hovering over the right corner of any section, you are provided with more options for sharing and customizing the data that is presented.
  • Select Export data to .export the results to a .csv or .csv zip file. See Exporting a search for details.
  • Show the underlying data
  • Sort the data
  • Use the available slider to to fine grain the dates included in the view.

Viewing search results and event details

When selecting an event that has been returned from a search, you can view all the details of the activity that triggered the event. If the search contains string filters, the string is highlighted in the search results and event details to allow you to quickly scan for matches.

A summary of important event details is displayed at the top of the event details that includes:

  • Activity Name
  • Service
  • Time Detected
  • User display name
  • Target
  • Location
  • Status (Successful/Failed)

For Azure Active Directory, Active Directory, and Group Policy events, the summary also displays the following:

  • Property After Value
  • Property Before Value
  • Property Name

To view event details

  1. Select the Searches tab.
  2. Locate the required search in the list of categories.
  3. Highlight the search and click the arrow icon to run it.
  4. Click an event to open a new window that contains all the event details.
  5. Click the Event Link to create a dedicated page for the event details within On Demand Audit. Once created you can view the information, copy the URL to share with others, or bookmark it for future use.

Copying event details

When selecting an event that has been returned from a search, you can copy the event details to clipboard to paste into another application.

To copy event details

  1. Select the Searches tab.
  2. Locate the required search in the list of categories.
  3. Highlight the search and click the arrow icon to run it.
  4. Click an event to open a new window that contains all the event details.
  5. Select Copy to clipboard to copy all event details to a clipboard.

Modifying a search

You can easily modify a search to gather the information your require as long you have the right to do so.

 

NOTE:

  • Only custom searches can be modified.
  • Built in searches cannot be modified. However, you can create a new search based on it and customize the settings to suit your needs. See Creating a search from an existing search.

To modify a search

  1. Under the Searches tab, select the search.
  2. Click the pencil icon to modify the search. The type of search  and the current category is displayed at the top of the search..
  3. Edit the search name, remove, add, edit search criteria as required. Search terms are highlighted in the preview (and search results and event details) to allows you to quickly scan for matches.
  4. Change the category, if required by selecting a new category from the drop down list.
  5. Click Edit Columns to rearrange, add, and remove columns as required. See Customizing the columns displayed in a search.
  6. Click Save to apply the changes.
  7. If required, click Alert, select the required alert plan (or create a new alert plan) to notify the required individuals , click Save. See Working with alerts and alert plans
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