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Tenant Admin: Auditing

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Auditing for administrative functions is enabled on these components:

  • VidyoPortal (.csv format)
  • VidyoManager (plain text format in a .tar.gz file)
  • VidyoRouter (plain text format in a .tar.gz file)
  • VidyoGateway (plain text format in a .tar.gz file)

The sections below describe how to download the Audit logs for each component. For information about using a separate syslog server, see Enabling Syslog.

Downloading Audit Logs from Your VidyoPortal

VidyoPortal audit logs can be generated using the System Console. For more information, see Downloading System Logs.
 

Downloading Audit Logs from Your VidyoRouter

Sample Audit Log ContentTo download the Audit logs from your VidyoRouter:

  1. Log in to your VidyoRouter Configuration Pages using your System Console account.

    The URL of your VidyoRouter is typically a domain name: http://[IP or FQDN address]/vr2conf. You can also click the VidyoRouter IP address on the Components tab in your VidyoPortal.

    For more information, see Logging in to the System Console of Your Server and Changing the Default Password.

    Although the default username for this page is admin, only the Super Admin accesses these pages.



    The Settings tab and Maintenance left menu item displays by default.

  2. Click the Download Logs subtab.

    VR_AuditLogs.png

  3. Select corresponding checkboxes for the logs you want to download.

  4. Click the Download Audit Logs button to download the file.

    The Download Audit Logs button downloads the single application logs file for auditing purposes, whereas the Download button is used to download specific user activity log files.

 

Downloading Audit Logs from Your VidyoGateway

To download audit logs from your VidyoGateway:

  1. Log in to your VidyoGateway using your System Console account.

    The URL of your VidyoGateway is typically a domain name: http://[vidyogateway.example.com]/. You can also click the VidyoGateway IP address on the Components tab in your VidyoPortal.

    For more information, see Logging in to the System Console of Your Server and Changing the Default Password.



  2. Navigate to Maintenance > Diagnostics.

    VGW_AuditLogs.png

  3. Click the Download Audit Logs button to download the file.

    The browser downloads the .tar.gz file.

    The Download Audit Logs button downloads the single application logs file for auditing purposes, whereas the Download button is used to download specific user activity log files.

 

Content Captured in the Audit Log 

The following content is captured in the Audio log:

Super
Login
Login Successful Logoff
Login Unsuccessful  
Components
Component Updated Router Pools Activated
Component Enabled Gateway Added
Component Deleted Gateway Modified
Component Disabled Gateway Deleted
Tenants
Add Tenant Delete Tenant
Modify Tenant  
Router Pools
Add / Delete Pool Discard Modified Config
Add / Delete Priority List Create Location
Add / Delete Rule Delete Location
Activate Cloud Config Add / Delete Pool Connection
Create Modified Config  
Settings
System License Updated System Restart
Software Updated Ports Apply
Database Backup Generate CSR
Database Upload Upload CSR
Database Download Clear CSR
System Upgrade Certs Uploaded
Admin
Login
Login Successful Logoff
Login Unsuccessful  
Users
Add User Modify User
Delete User Add Legacy
Meeting Rooms
Add Meeting Room Delete Meeting Room
Modify Meeting Room  
Groups
Add Groups Delete Groups
Modify Groups  
Settings
Upload Software LDAP Save
Authentication  
VidyoManager
Login
Login Successful Logoff
Login Unsuccessful  
Basic
Apply Config Server  
Restart
Restart  Shutdown 
VidyoRouter
Login
Login Successful Logoff
Login Unsuccessful  
Basic
Apply Config Server  
Security
Ports Apply Upload CSR
Generate CSR Clear CSR
Upload
Upload and Upgrade Shutdown
Restart  
VidyoGateway
Login
Login Successful Logoff
Login Unsuccessful  
Config
Save  Save and Apply
Services
Add Service Modify Service
Delete Service  
Upgrade Gateway
Upload and Install  
Certificate
Upload  
Restart
Restart Shutdown

 

Sample Audit Log Content

This is how an Audit log for the VidyoRouter, VidyoGateway, and VidyoManager in .txt format looks as viewed in a text editor after being decompressed. From left to right the data logged includes Timestamp, User ID, IP Address, and Description.

Sample_Audit_Log_Content_1.png

The following illustration shows how a VidyoPortal Audit log in .csv format looks as viewed in a spreadsheet program. From left to right the data logged includes: Action ID, User ID, Tenant Name, Action, Action Result, Timestamp, IP Address, and Action Description.

Sample_Audit_Log_Content_2.png

The following are lines taken from actual Syslog content.

<14>1 2013-06-05T14:51:02.389340-04:00 federalvp java - - -  VidyoPortal [audit timestamp="Wed Jun 05 14:51:02 EDT 2013" result="SUCCESS" tenant="LOCAL" action="Login" params="Username=superuser1" user=" superuser1" ip="192.168.0.100"]

<14>1 2013-06-05T14:51:28.397257-04:00 federalvp java - - -  VidyoPortal [audit timestamp="Wed Jun 05 14:51:28 EDT 2013" result="SUCCESS" tenant="LOCAL" action="Delete Tenant" params="TenantID = 7;TenantName=TEST" user="superuser1" ip="192.168.0.100"]

 

The format used for the Syslog content complies with RFC-5424 standards.

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