SharePoint Audit Log Event ID 12

SourceSharePoint (LOGbinder SP)
Audit FlagSecurityChange
Windows Security Log
Category
 • Subcategory
Object Access
 • Application Generated
Type Success
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12: Audit policy changed

This is an event from SharePoint audit event from LOGbinder SP generated by Audit Flag  SecurityChange.

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This event indicates audit policy has been set on a specific object.  See event ID 11 for site collection audit policy change.

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Description Fields in 12

  • Occurred: this is the date and time when SharePoint recorded the event to the internal SharePoint audit log and may be earlier than the date/time in the header of this event which reflects when LOGbinder SP wrote the event to Windows event log
  • Site: This is the URL of the site generating this event
  • User: name of the user who performed the action
  • Object
    • Type: Document, Folder, Item, etc
    • Subtype: usually n/a
    • URL: URL of the object targeted by this operation
    • Title: may be n/a
    • Description: may be n/a
  • New audit policy: Audit Flags

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Examples of 12

Audit policy changed
Occurred: 11/21/2011 8:45:51 PM
Site: http://sp2010-sp
User: System Account
Object
  Type: Document
  Subtype: n/a
  URL: Shared Documents/FinancialReport.xlsx
  Title: n/a
  Description: n/a

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