Exporting Audit Log Entries into a File

Article Number:02088

This section describes the way to export audit log entries into a file.
The procedure varies depending on whether you export log entries which are less than six weeks old or more than six weeks old.

Audit Log Entries Less than Six Weeks Old

In the case where audit log entries are less than six weeks old, you can export up to 100,000 entries to a CSV file (UTF-8).

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click View & Download. Example of menu

  4. Set filter conditions and then click "Download".
    For the values used in filter conditions, refer to the "Audit Logs" section.
    Image of setting filter conditions

  5. Refer to "Opening an Audit Log File in Excel" to check the downloaded CSV file.
    If you open the CSV file directly in Microsoft Excel without performing the steps described above, the file might be garbled.

Audit Log Entries Six Weeks or More Old

Audit logs that are more than six weeks old are archived.
Archived audit logs can be downloaded in CSV file format (UTF-8).

The default retention period is 3 years, and you can extend the period up to 10 years.
For details, refer to the following page:
Setting up Retention Periods of Audit Logs

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click View & Download. Example of menu

  4. Click "Download Logs 6 Weeks and Older". Image of "Download Logs 6 Weeks and Older"

  5. Fill in "Year", and then click "Search". Image of filling in year to search

  6. Click an archive displayed in "Download" to download it. Example of screen with archives displayed

  7. Check the downloaded files.
    Please try the following procedure if you encounter garbled characters.
    Opening an Audit Log File in Excel