This section describes how ALM auditing works.
What to log and where logs are stored
The following table describes which actions are logged by ALM and where they are logged.
|What to log||Where the log is stored|
User operations that include:
In the AUDIT_LOG file
|Who cleared history and when||In the AUDIT_LOG database table|
|Changes to test design steps||In the AUDIT_PROPERTIES and AUDIT_LOG database tables|
|Both old and new groups for a user when its membership is changed||In the AUDIT_LOG file|
|Add fields to store the current user, the current project session ID, and the current user session ID||In the AUDIT_LOG file|
|IP addresses for all users connected to ALM||In the AUDIT_LOG file|
|Changes to workflow scripts||In the AUDIT_LOG file|
|Entity relations||In the AUDIT_PROPERTIES and AUDIT_LOG database tables|
AUDIT_LOG file location
By default, the
AUDIT_LOG file is stored in the
You can use the
AUDIT_LOG_PATH parameter to specify a different location for the log file. In the new location, the log file is renamed
AUDIT_LOG_<machine_name>. For details about setting site parameter, see Setting ALM Configuration Parameters.