The Activity Center is the place to go to view the details of specific events or user activity. The appliance records all activities performed within One Identity Safeguard for Privileged Passwords. Any administrator has access to the audit log information; however, your administrator permission set determines what audit data you can access. For more information, see Administrator permissions.
The toolbar at the top of the main Activity Center page contains these options.
|Clear||Resets the current search criteria back to the default settings (all activity occurring within the last 24 hours.)|
|Schedule||Allows you to define when the activity audit log report is to be generated and sent via email. For more information, see Scheduling an activity audit log report.|
|Open||Allows you to access previously saved search and scheduled reports.|
|Save||Saves the current search criteria which can be used later to generate the report. For more information, see Saving search criteria.|
|Run button||Generates an activity audit log report based on the search criteria specified.|
In addition, query tiles display the criteria you have applied to search the activity data. By default, only the Activity category and Time frame tiles display. Use the Add button to specify additional query criteria to retrieve the information you are looking for. For more information, see Applying search criteria.
Once an activity audit log report is generated, the results page contains the search results grid and these toolbar options.
Back takes you back to the query page where you can modify the search criteria.
Refresh closes the details and updates the search results page.
Use the Activity Center's query builder to add and remove data from your activity audit log report to get the information you need.
By default, an activity audit log report includes all activity occurring within the last 24 hours. However, using the query tiles provided you can specify search criteria to retrieve specific information from the activity audit log. The search criteria available includes:
To apply search criteria to the audit log
Activity Category and Time frame are required to generate a report. Other search criteria is optionally and allows you to narrow the report to exact parameters provided
To limit the report to a particular type of activity, click the Activity category tile (I would like to see) and select the activity category to be included in the report.
To specify a different time frame, click the Time frame tile (occurring within the) and select the time frame to be included in the report. If using the Custom option, specify the custom time range.
To see activity attributed to a specific user, click the Add button and select Add User.
In the Users selection dialog, select the user to be included in the report. You can specify only one user.
An additional tile (attributed to) appears listing the user selected.
To see activity involving a specific asset, click the Add button and select Add Asset.
In the Assets selection dialog, select the asset to be included in the report. You can specify only one asset.
An additional tile (involving the asset) appears listing the asset selected.
|NOTE: When an account is specified, the Add Asset option is not available.|
To see activity involving a specific account, click the Add button and select Add Account.
In the Accounts selection dialog, select the account to be included in the report. You can specify only one account.
An additional tile (involving the account) appears listing the account selected.
|NOTE: When an asset is specified, the Add Account option is not available.|
You can also search session activity for a specific keyword or value.
In the Enter a Search Value dialog, enter the keyword or value (e.g., regedit) and click OK.
An additional tile (that includes) appears listing the keyword or value specified. If you change the activity category, the keyword tile will be dimmed indicating it will not be included in the query.
To remove or edit your selections, use the icons in the upper right corner of a query tile:
Clear: Resets the value back to the default. Clear is only available for Activity category and Time frame.
Edit: Displays the corresponding dialog allowing you to modify your selection. You can also click a query tile to edit your selection.
You can save the current search criteria defined to be used at a later time to generate an activity audit log report. You can save the current search criteria from the main Activity Center view (query builder page) or from the results view.
To save the current search criteria
In the Save Search dialog, enter the following information:
To run a previously saved search, click Open.
Select a search from the list.
The criteria for the selected search is displayed in the right pane.
The query tiles for the selected search appear in the Activity Center page, where you can then select Run to generate the report.
To generate an activity audit log report
Use the query tiles to specify the content of the report.:
By default the audit log returns all activity occurring within the last 24 hours. Use the query tiles on the Activity Center page to include specific information from the activity audit log in your results. For more information, see Applying search criteria.
You can also save search criteria for use at a later time. For more information, see Saving search criteria.
The information displayed by default depends on the type of activity report generated. For example, the "All Activity" report displays the following information for each event:
Download: Indicates that there is a recorded session available on the archive server. Clicking this button downloads the recording for play back.
||NOTE: These icons only appear on an "All Activity" or "Session Specific Activity" report.|
Event: The event that occurred.
Once a report is generated, you can use the buttons above the grid as described below.
To rerun the report using a different time frame, select one of the following links:
After selecting a different time frame, click Run.
Select an access request event and click Workflow to audit the transactions that occurred during the request's workflow from request to approval to review.
Select to regenerate the report using the specified time frame.
|Schedule||Select to schedule the generation of the activity audit log report.|
Select to save the current search criteria.
Select to display a list of columns that can be displayed in the grid. Select the check box for data to be included in the report. Clear the check box for data to be excluded from the report.