Auditor Help: Editing a Consolidated Change Log Definition

Note! Notes: Consolidated Change Logs (database queries) are available only in the Auditor Professional version of the Ecora software. They are NOT available in Auditor Basic. If you are interested in the Auditor Professional edition, please contact a sales representative.

Note! Note: Report definitions included with the product cannot be deleted or edited. They can be copied and modified, but not changed and saved with the same name.

To edit a report definition:

  1. Choose Edit... Consolidated Change Log Definitions....
  2. If necessary, expand the tree in the left pane to locate the category containing the report.
  3. Select the report in the right pane (default reports cannot be edited).
  4. Click Edit....
    Consolidated Change Log Definition Editor
  5. Use the uppermost set of tabs to select the area of the report:
          OS includes Windows, Unix, and Novell NetWare operating systems.
          DB includes Oracle and MS-SQL databases.
          Web includes Internet Information Services (IIS).
          Messaging includes Exchange and Domino systems.
          Network includes Cisco routers and L3 switches.
  6. Use the left-hand pane to navigate to, expand, and select the general information you wish to include.
  7. Once populated, use the center pane to select the settings to include.
  8. Highlight a setting in the center pane and click on the > button to move it into the far-right Selected pane.
    Helpful Hint Tip: Double-clicking in either the left or center pane selects the item or category and any subordinate attributes.
  9. Click the Logo button to locate an image file to be included in the report.
  10. Click Next >.
    Consolidated Change Log Editor
  11. In the Report Criteria area click in the radio button for the data range:
    Relative Time Range - includes data from the last n hour, day, week, month, or year you choose in the drop-down lists;
    Exact Time Range - includes data from a time span you specify in the drop-downs
  12. Use the drop-down list to select the report type: <
    Change - includes data from the first and last data sets available for the selected systems;
    Trend - includes data from all available data sets, displaying every change made in the selected time frame;
    By Collection - includes data only from data sets explicitly selected in the pane;
  13. Select either the By Systems or By Data Sets tab.
  14. Select the systems or sets to be included in the report (or click in the checkbox for All).
  15. Click View to preview the report.
  16. Click Finish to save the definition and close the box. You will be prompted to name and describe the report.
  17. Click Generate to run your query now (once generated once, the View button is available for checking the last results).
  18. Select the report you just created (or any other available report) and click Generate to get your report.