This document explains the concepts of ‘Audit Log’, a section where you can audit
and analyze what has been done on the Opsview Monitor software, from the
addition and removal of hosts, to users logging in/out, reloads and more.
After reading this
section, a user should be able to filter the Audit Log, export the results,
understand the different categories and more.
Audit Log is
essentially the ‘history’ view within Opsview Monitor; it will show what users
have been doing, what changes have been made, by whom and when, and allow for
the restoration of a previous ‘known working setup’ in the event of a
There are five columns
within the Audit Log table:
A system-generated unique ID for the given event / Audit Log entry
·Date & Time: The date/time of when the Audit Log entry
·Username: The user who generated the Audit Log entry, i.e. the user who
added the new host, or the user who performed a reload.
·Category: The type of Audit Log entry (covered later).
·Activity description: Detailed output for the Audit Log entry,
i.e. the IP of the user who logged in, the details of the newly added host, etc.
Note: For users to be able to view the audit log, they will need ADMINACCESS and CONFIGUREVIEW permissions. See the Section 22.214.171.124. Adding a New Role for more information.