Audit Logs

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Console Audit Logs
Almost from the beginning, the Akamai Identity Cloud Console has provided a way to track, and to audit, changes to user profiles. For example, suppose Maria Fuentes – who used to get marketing and promotional materials for people who live in t...
Audit Logs Terminology
Before diving into the nuts-and-bolts discussion of the Console Audit Logs, we need to take a moment to explain some of the audit log terminology. To begin with, the name Audit  Logs  might conjure visions of multiple audit files: a user p...
Accessing the Console Audit Logs
In the Console, the new Audit Logs feature is accessed exactly the way you might expect it to be accessed: by clicking the  Audit Logs  link in the Console navigation pane. In other words: Like other Console featu...
Console User Audit Logs and Profile Change Audit Data Permissions
As noted in the previous section, you won’t see the  Audit  Logs  link unless you hold either (or both) of the two Audit Log permissions ( Allows you to read audit logs for Console user actions for an entire  applicatio...
The Audit Logs Tab in the Manage Agents Section
You can also access audit data from the  Manage Agents  section. To do that, click  Manage Agents  and then, from  Manage Agents  page, click an agent name: You’ll then see an  A...
Searching/Filtering the Console Audit Logs
For many organizations, especially those with multiple agents carrying out multiple tasks over multiple days, it won’t take long before your audit logs contain hundreds (or even thousands) of events. Fortunately, the Console Audit Logs provide...
Using the Search Logs Field
The  Search Logs  field (located at the top of the  Audit Logs  page) provides a way for you to perform a full-text search of  most  of the fields in your audit logs. We say “most” becau...
Using the Audit Logs Search Filters
Either instead of, or in conjunction with, the  Search Logs  field, you can also search/filter your audit log events by using search filters. The  Filters  pane (displayed if you click  Show Filters ) provides three ways to ...
Combining the Search Logs Field and the Search Filters
It’s also possible to combine data in the  Search Logs  field with search values configured in the  Filters  section. For example, here we see two activities called out in the  Search Logs  field and a date rang...
Clearing Search Filters
To clear your search filters, click  Clear : Clicking  Clear  resets all your search filters, but doesn’t clear any text you might have typed into the  Search Logs  field. For example, suppose...
Viewing Audit Log Search Results
By default, audit events are sorted by date and in descending order (that is, from the newest record to the oldest record). To sort in ascending order (from the oldest record to the newest record), simply click the  Date  column header. Wh...
Exporting Audit Log Search Results
Because audit logs are only available for 30 days you might want to periodically export those logs, or at least a selected portion of those logs: that way, you can maintain  a more permanent record of the activities that have taken place i...
Appendix A: Activity Reference
The following tables describe the activities recorded by the Console Audit logs. In this table: The Activity Filter Name column lists the Console Activity, the task label displayed in the UI. The value shown in parentheses ...