Using the Admin Audit Trail

Overview of the Audit Trail Screen

The Audit Trail screen displays a chronological log of actions taken by administrators in the Cato Management Application. For example, the log contains entries for all additions, deletions, and edits of items such as rules, configurations, disable/enable, the sources of the actions, and so on.

For more information about setting the date range for the Audit Trail screen, see Setting the Time Range Filter.

Showing the Audit Trail Screen

In the Audit Trail screen, you can see information about actions taken by administrators during a specific time period. You can filter the Events Analytics according to modules, types, administrators, and actions.


To show the Audit Trail for Cato Management Application admins:

  1. From the navigation menu, click Monitoring > Audit Trail.

  2. Click on the date filter to modify the display. The default value is Last 2 Days.

  3. To view additional details about each audit entry, click on the + icon to expand the line.

Applying Audit Trail Filters

To apply a filter to the Audit Trail window:

  1. From the navigation menu, click Monitoring > Audit Trail.

  2. In the Audit Trail window, click the Add icon ( Add2.png ) and define the following filter criteria:

    • Select a Field.

    • Select an Operator.

    • Specify a Value. The drop-down menu is customized to offer available options based on the Field you selected.

  3. Click Add Filter. The filter is added and the Audit Trail table is updated.

Using the Event Counter Graph

The Event Counter graph shows the amount of recorded events that occurred for the applied filter during the selected time period.

Using the Mouse to Select a Specific Time Frame

You can click and drag the mouse inside the Event Counter graph to select a specific time frame.

To use the mouse to select a specific time frame:

  1. From the navigation menu, click Monitoring > Audit Trail.

  2. Inside the Event Counter graph, click and drag the mouse right or left to select the required time interval.

  3. Release the mouse button.

    The panel focuses to display the data for the selected period.

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