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Auditing

Add entries to the audit log.

Background Information

Auditing is the process of automatically recording selected actions, including actions of the authentication and authorization systems. In Caché, auditing is considered a security function. The Management Portal provides pages you can use to enable auditing, configure custom audit events, and view the audit log.

See “Auditing” in the Caché Security Administration Guide.

Available Tools

Provides the Audit() method, which enables you to add your own entries to the audit log.

Availability: All namespaces.

Persistent class that contains the audit log. This class provides class queries like the following:

  • ListByEvent()

  • ListByPid()

  • And others.

Availability: All namespaces.

^%AUDIT routine

Allows the reporting of data from the logs, and the manipulation of entries in the audit logs as well as the logs themselves. See “Using Character-based Security Management Routines” in the Caché Security Administration Guide.

Availability: All namespaces.

Reminder

The special variable $SYSTEM is bound to the %SYSTEM package. This means that (for ObjectScript) instead of ##class(%SYSTEM.class).method(), you can use $SYSTEM.class.method().