Setting up Retention Periods of Audit Logs

Article Number:020104

Retention period of audit logs can be between 6 weeks and 10 years. Specify the period that best suits your usage scenario.

Audit logs that are more than six weeks old are archived.
For details on how to check archived audit logs, refer to "Audit Log Entries Six Weeks or Older".

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

  2. Click Users & System Administration.

  3. Click Settings.
    Screenshot: "Settings" is highlighted

  4. Select "Retention Period" from the dropdown list.
    Default value is 3 years. The retention period can be between 6 weeks and 10 years. Screenshot: Retention period is selected
    When you send audit log information to users by e-mail, use the following settings based on log levels.
    For details, refer to "Sending Audit Log Entries via E-mail". Screenshot: Configuring whether to send audit log information via e-mail

  5. Click Save.