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Audit of changes to views

  • 1.  Audit of changes to views

    GOLD CONTRIBUTOR
    Posted 13 days ago
    ​Hi,
    When auditing is turned on for an entity, is this only auditing the transactional records, or is this also auditing any changes made to the entity itself.  I'm looking for a way to see the changes that are being made to the entity characteristics, such as a view is changed, or deleted.

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    Mary Cunningham
    Director - Service Technology
    Comfort Systems USA
    Ocala FL
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  • 2.  RE: Audit of changes to views

    MICROSOFT MVP
    Posted 13 days ago
    Hi Mary, you could explore whether the User Activity Logging feature provides what you need.
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-platform/admin/enable-use-comprehensive-auditing

    It's more advanced than the Auditing feature in Dynamics 365. It sends all your user activity to the Office 365 Security and Compliance Center where you can query and report on user activity. There are a couple of limitations: it can only be enabled in Production and you need Office 365 E3 or E5 licenses.

    Activity Logging​ is only available in production and your users would never make changes to system views in product, right!? So I'm not sure if it's what you're looking for.

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    Neil Benson, MVP
    Customery
    Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    https://customery.com/blog
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  • 3.  RE: Audit of changes to views

    Posted 11 days ago
    Edited by Hugues Imebault 11 days ago
    Hi Mary!

    For the project I work on, we use Snapshot! for Dynamics to produce documentation.
    At least once, at the end of every sprint, we extract the documentation from the integration environment. It is then easy to make some verifications. Sadly, it doesnt show who did what though.

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    Hugues Imebault
    Québec QC
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  • 4.  RE: Audit of changes to views

    GOLD CONTRIBUTOR
    Posted 7 days ago
    Thanks Hughes. We have Snapshot also, but it is just the transactional data.  I'm trying to find a way to audit at a deeper level. We've had some instances recently where views have been updated, or even deleted.  So i'd like to be able to audit some base entities to know if their underlying structure has changed.

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    Mary Cunningham
    Director - Service Technology
    Comfort Systems USA
    Ocala FL
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