The Data Management Audit Trail (or "Data Audit Trail") feature in the Settings > Tools section lists all the object changes made in the organization within a selected timeframe. Only the first 1 million records (beginning from the most recent record) can be exported at a time.
|To export an audit trail of changes made before version 3.6, see the Data Audit Archive Export article. For more information on the audit trail that tracks user-related events and changes, see the User Audit Trail section.|
Filtering the Data Audit Trail
By default, the Data Audit Trail displays all the organization's changes in reverse chronological order. Follow these steps to create a more targeted Data Audit Trail view.
To filter the Data Audit Trail:
Click theicon in the top bar Tools > Data Audit Trail section.
Narrow your desired search using one or more of these fields:
Date: Select a start and end date from the From and To fields.
Performed By: Select the user who made the changes in the dropdown.
Object Unique ID: Enter the unique ID of the object in this field.
Object Name: Enter the name of the object in this field.
Object Type Name: Select the object type in this dropdown list.
Action: Select the action to be performed in this dropdown list.
Event: Select the event that occurred from this dropdown list.
Click Search to display the updated Data Audit Trail.
Some searches may return this error message: "There are too many records to complete this search. Try using additional filters to narrow down your search results." In such cases, you can use filters like Date or Performed By to display more refined search results.
- Time: When the object was modified. Displayed in the user's local time.
Performed By: The user who made the changes. If an administrator was impersonating a user when changes were made, a flag appears next to the value. The column names the impersonated user and by hovering over the flag, you can see who was impersonating them.
Object Unique ID: The alpha-numeric ID Core automatically assigns to identify a specific object throughout the organization.
Object Name: The object’s Name property.
Object Type Name: The object type's category.
Action: The object change initiated by the user or system.
Event: The specific object data change caused by an action.
Value: The exact changes to an object.
Clicking on a row displays the above information in a side palette, with these additional details:
Object ID: The numeric value automatically assigned to the object.
Object External Reference ID: An alphanumeric string serving as a unique identifier for each record. This ID can be used to import data using the Data Import feature.
Object Type ID: The ID automatically assigned by the user to the object type.
Object Type External Reference ID: An alphanumeric string serving as a unique identifier for each object type. This ID can be used to import data using the Data Import feature.