FileAudit Documentation
FileAudit Documentation
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Add a file

  1. To define a file to audit, click the ‘Add a file’ tile from the FileAudit hub:

  2. Click the ‘+’ button and browse for your target file:

  3. Having validated your selection, the ‘FileAudit path wizard’ will pop up and guide you through the process of configuring the file audit.

    This wizard will display the status of the Audit configuration for the selected file and highlight any missing requirements or settings. For each necessary action, you have the choice of completing it automatically (via the wizard) or manually. We strongly recommend that FileAudit automatic configuration be used for all audit settings.

    List of required actions:

  4. Set automatic or manual processing:

  5. FileAudit will optimize NTFS audit settings:

  6. The file host will be added to the 'Licensed servers' list:

  7. Enable the real-time event monitoring by selecting the option ‘Continually monitor the security log of this server’:

    The file you have selected is now monitored by FileAudit. All access events will be stored in the default database.

  8. Take note that you can directly define an alert for this file or add another folder/file path from this result view: