Auditing the SharePoint Server Environment

Auditing is a way to gather and keep track of activity on the network, devices, and entire systems. By default, the operating system for SharePoint, Windows Server 2003, enables some auditing, whereas many other auditing functions must be turned on manually. This allows for easy customization of the features the system should have monitored.

Auditing is typically used for identifying security breaches or suspicious activity. However, auditing is also important to gain insight into how the network, network devices, and systems are accessed. As it pertains to Windows Server 2003, auditing can be used to monitor successful and unsuccessful events on the system. Windows Server 2003's auditing policies must ...

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