Change Auditor

Real-time change auditing for your Microsoft Windows environment and beyond

Event logging and change reporting for enterprise applications and services are cumbersome, time-consuming and, in some cases, impossible using native IT auditing tools.

Fortunately there's Change Auditor. With Change Auditor you get complete, real-time change auditing, in-depth forensics and comprehensive reporting on all key configuration, user and administrator changes for Active Directory, ADLDS, AD Queries, Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, VMware, NetApp, Windows File Servers, EMC, and SQL Server. Change Auditor also tracks detailed user activity for web storage and services, logon and authentication activity and other key services across enterprises. A central console eliminates the need and complexity for multiple IT audit solutions.

Rely on Change Auditor to help you:

  • Achieve your complex compliance auditing challenges with built-in reports for SOX, PCI DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, SAS 70 and more
  • Simplify IT governance to prevent internal and external security breaches
  • Increase performance across the enterprise with change management software that offers detailed before and after analysis with strong controls

Supported Capability

Account lockout

Account lockout

Capture the originating IP address/workstation name for account lockout events to simplify troubleshooting.

Object protection

Object protection

Protect against changes to critical and sensitive data within Active Directory, Exchange and Windows file servers.

High-performance auditing engine

High-performance auditing engine

Remove auditing limitations and captures change information without the need for native audit logs, resulting in faster results and significant savings of storage resources.

Web site and cloud storage auditing

Web site and cloud storage auditing

Search, report and alert on activities performed or blocked against monitored cloud storage sites or web sites through SonicWALL Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) devices.

Supported Platforms

Active Directory

Active Directory

Change Auditor for Active Directory proactively tracks, reports and alerts on vital configuration changes to Microsoft® Active Directory® — in real time and without the overhead costs of native auditing. This powerful Windows auditing tool enhances security by instantly reporting the change, who made it, and when, where and from workstation it was made. This eliminates the risks associated with day-to-day modifications. You can also compare the original and current values for fast troubleshooting and remediation. To ensure compliance at your next IT audit, Change Auditor for Active Directory generates intelligent, in-depth forensics so you’ll have an audit trail for auditors and management.

Exchange

Exchange

Change Auditor for Exchange simplifies the audit process by tracking, auditing, reporting on and alerting on Microsoft® Exchange Server configuration and permission changes in real time. To ensure Exchange compliance, you can automatically generate intelligent, in-depth reports, protecting you against policy violations and avoiding the risks and errors associated with day-to-day modifications. And, for fast troubleshooting, you always get the original and current values.

Lync

Lync

Get complete visibility into how your communication environment is set up and enforced with a single solution. Change Auditor for Lync audits, alerts and reports on administrator activity, security and configuration changes in real time. With its enterprise-wide visibility, it allows you to see how Lync is configured and enforced so you can take a proactive management approach. By doing so you can eliminate mistakes or violations, reduce downtime and strengthen compliance and security.

Windows Server

Windows Server

Change Auditor for Windows File Servers helps you control and audit changes to Microsoft® Windows Server® efficiently and cost-effectively. ChangeAuditor for Windows File Servers proactively tracks, audits, reports on and alerts on vital changes in real time and without the overhead of native auditing. You will instantly know the “who, what, when, where and originating workstation” details, and get the original and current values for fast troubleshooting. You can then automatically generate intelligent, in-depth forensics for auditors and management, reducing the risks associated with day-to-day modifications and ensuring confidence at your next audit.

EMC

EMC

Change Auditor for EMC® provides real-time tracking, auditing, reporting on and alerting on all changes to EMC® file servers to help ensure the security, compliance and control of files and folders. Change Auditor for EMC enables you to report on and analyze events and changes — without system performance concerns or the complexity of and time required to analyze native auditing logs. You will instantly know the “who, what, when, where and originating workstation” details. You can then automatically generate intelligent, in-depth forensics, thereby reducing the risk associated with day-to-day modifications.

NetApp

NetApp

Change Auditor for NetApp® helps ensure the security, compliance and control of your NetApp® files and folders. It monitors, audits, reports on and alerts on all changes in real time, making NetApp monitoring easy — without system performance concerns or the complexity of and time required to analyze native auditing logs. You will instantly know the “who, what, when, where and originating workstation” details. You can then automatically generate intelligent, in-depth forensics, thereby reducing the risk associated with day-to-day modifications.

SharePoint

SharePoint

Change Auditor for SharePoint enables faster, easier and more secure SharePoint® auditing. It tracks, audits, reports on and alerts on changes to SharePoint farms, servers, sites, users, permissions and more — all in real time. Change Auditor for SharePoint translates events into simple terms and stores data in one centralized and secure database. It also generates intelligent, in-depth reports to protect against policy violations, delivering the SharePoint reporting data you need to pass your next audit.

SQL Server

SQL Server

Change Auditor for SQL Server® makes database auditing of Microsoft® SQL Server® easy and secure. It tracks, audits, reports on and alerts on changes in real time, translating events into simple terms and eliminating the time and complexity required for auditing. You will instantly know the “who, what, when, where and originating workstation” details. Armed with this information, you can automatically generate intelligent, in-depth forensics for auditors and management, reducing the risks associated with day-to-day modifications and ensuring confidence at your next audit.

VMware

VMware

Change Auditor for VMware vCenter helps you ensure the security, compliance and control of event activity, and the security of VMware® vCenter Server™. It manages, audits, reports on and provides alerts on all changes to the platform in real time, making VMware monitoring easy. With Change Auditor, you’ll be assured of VMware security and be confident that you’ve met the compliance demands necessary to satisfy the scrutiny of any auditor.