You can replay audit trails in your browser, or using the Safeguard Desktop Player application. Note that there are differences between these solutions.
To replay audit trails in your browser in Search (classic), see "Replaying audit trails in your browser in Search (classic)" in the Administration Guide.
For details on the Safeguard Desktop Player application, see Safeguard Desktop Player User Guide.
Even though the SPS web interface supports Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge in general, to replay audit trails you need to use Internet Explorer 11, and install the Google WebM Video for Microsoft Internet Explorer plugin. If you cannot install Internet Explorer 11 or another supported browser on your computer, use the the Safeguard Desktop Player application. For details, see Replaying audit trails in your browser in Search (classic) and Safeguard Desktop Player User Guide.
To replay an audit trail in your browser, complete the following steps.
On the Search > Search page, find the audit trail you want to replay.
Figure 201: Search > Search — Browse the connections database
Optional step: To replay encrypted audit trails, upload your permanent or temporary keys to the User menu > Private keystore. For more information, see Replaying encrypted audit trails in your browser.
Click to display the details of the connection.
Click to generate a video file from the audit trail that you can replay. Depending on the load of the indexer and the length and type of the audit trail, this can take several minutes (to cancel processing the audit trail, click ). The Video status field shows the progress of the this process.
When the video is available, changes to .
Figure 202: Search > Search — Audit trail details
To replay the video, click . The Player window opens.
The Player window has the following controls.
Figure 203: Replaying audit trails in your browser
: Play, Pause
, : Jump to previous event, Jump to next event
: Adjust replay speed
: Time since the audit trail started / Length of the audit trail. Click on the time to show the date (timestamp) of the audit trail.
: List of keyboard events. Special characters like ENTER, F1, and so on are displayed as buttons. If the upstream traffic is encrypted, upload your permanent or temporary keys to the User menu > Private keystore to display the keyboard events.
: Active mouse button
: Create a screenshot
: Show / hide events. Select the types of events to display. Depending on the protocol used and how the audit trail was processed, SPS can display keyboard events, commands, mouse events, and window titles. Commands and window titles are displayed as subtitles at the top of the screen.
: Fullscreen mode
: Progress bar
: Shows the distribution of events. Blue - commands, green - keyboard events, yellow - mouse events, orange - window title.
: Close the player, and return to the Connection details page.