Introduction to the System Log Report
The System Log screen allows you to see all administrator/manger activities on the Teramind Dashboard. These immutable session logs are useful for monitoring privileged users’ activities and identify any abuse of the system. Additionally, session logs, in conjunction with access control and other auditing and forensics features of Teramind allows you conform with compliance standards such as GDPR, HIPAA, PCI DSS etc.
The System Log report has the following columns:
- Date/time: the data and time of the activity.
- IP: IP location of the user.
- Employee: name of the user/employee.
- Action: what action the user performed. For example, Login, Logout, View, Delete etc.
- Object Type: the type of object the user accessed. For example, Report, Dashboard, Shared etc.
- Object Name: internal names of the object. For example, Productivity, Audit etc.
- Page: the URL of the object. Only displayed when SHOW URLS filter is turned on. See the Applying System Log Filters section below for more information)
- Details: where applicable, displays any additional information about an activity. Such as, Inserted an item (in a List), Created a Network Shared List etc.
Accessing the System Log Menu
- Hover your mouse over the SYSTEM menu, then
- Select System Log from the sub-menu.
Applying System Log Filters
- Click the SHOW URLS button near the top-right corner to turn it on/off. When on, the system log report will display an additional column, ‘Page’ with the exact URL of the dashboard object.
- By default, the report displays all types of activities. However, you can use the Activity filter to display the logs for a single activity.
- By default, the report displays all agents/users. However, you can use the Agent filter to display the logs for a single agent/user.
Viewing Additional Details for a Log
- If a log object has additional details that cannot be shown in the Details column, you will see a Click here to view details link. Clicking the link will open a pop-up window.
- You can view the details on the pop-up window. For example, on the image above, it shows that and administrator changed the name of an Access Control policy from ‘Executive Policy’ to ‘Senior Management’.
- Click the CLOSE button to close the pop-up window and return to the Session Log report.