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Audit entries are created for virtually all actions, such as launching and terminating instances, as well as all commands that are executed on instances to perform operations such as bundling or performing database backups. The audit entries are kept for an extended amount of time after the actual event in order to provide a comprehensive history of your actions. You may sort by any item in the table, in ascending or descending order.

  • Timestamp - A timestamp of when the action was performed. Date and time are based upon the time zone that's defined in your user settings (Settings > User Settings > Preferences). Click a timestamp to highlight any audit entries that were created at the particular time.
  • Subject - The name of the server instance. For example, an EC2 instance ID or the server's nickname.
  • User - If a user manually performed an action within the Dashboard, such as terminating an instance, the user's email will be listed. If an alert escalation triggered an action, such as an email or relaunching a server, the user will be Otherwise it will be labeled "N/A" (not applicable).
  • Summary - View a detailed audit entry of the task. Useful for troubleshooting.

By default, the last 14 days are displayed. The Displays drop-down menu allows you to look at audit entries that are "archived" and grouped quarterly. The most recent year's quarter is on top, the oldest available is on the bottom.

Report > Audit Entries > Index

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