How To: Enable Auditing for a User

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    Verified Product Versions

    LANDESK Management Suite 9.6LANDESK Management Suite 2016.xLANDESK Endpoint Manager 2017.x

    To enable auditing the user has to have the explicit role provided. To do this please conduct the following:


    Navigate to

    Tools | Administration | User Management




    From the User management interface select Users and groups and identify the user you want to apply the auditing role to.



    Right-click on the desired user and select properties



    In viewing the Properties of the selected user, choose the Roles option and select both auditing roles and choose OK


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    Verify the Auditor and Auditing Configuration roles are listed from the User management overview



    You will need to log out of the Landesk Management console and log back in in order to see the newly included role. To view the Auditing Configuration section please navigate to the following location:


    Configure | Services


    Note* Only the logged on user with this role will be able to view the Auditing Configuration tab.




    After selecting the Auditing Configuration tab. The following display will be shown:



    Please select the desired events you wish to capture. If you would like these events to be written to the Event Log (Event Viewer) location please select the Write auditing events to the Event Log.  As a best practice, please do not audit every event unless you have the resources to handle the I/O.