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Displaying the Security events Log

Suggest edit Updated on July 1, 2021

Use the items displayed in the Security events log to view login attempts and other security events to improve application security and ensure application integrity.

Before you begin: To display the security audit log, you must have the pzViewAuthPoliciesLP privilege, which is included in the PegaRULES:SecurityAdministrator role.

The Security Events Log report includes a default filter to display all audit events, which is set to pxCreateDateTime is Less or Equal to Current Month. To adjust the date range, click the link next to Filters in the report header.

To select security events to monitor, use the Security Event Configuration landing page.

To select whether to report successful or unsuccessful login attempts, set the Audit log level setting on the Security Policies landing page.

To display the Security Audit Log, complete the following steps.

  1. In the header of Dev Studio, click ConfigureSystemSettingsSecurity Policies.
  2. Click Display Audit Log.Result: The Security Event log is displayed. For each logged event, the log captures the following information:

    Captured in the logDescription
    Create Date/TimeThe time of the attempt.
    Remote IP AddressThe IP address of the system from which the attempt was made.
    Remote Host The name of the computer involved.
    User NameThe operator ID used in the login attempt.
    MessageThe status message returned during authentication of the login.
    Browser (User-Agent)HTTP Request Header "User-Agent".
    Referrer HTTP Request Header "User-Agent".
    ViaRecords proxies through which the request was sent.

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