Password Vault audit log

See admin and user activity related to password vaulted apps

Supported editions for this feature: Enterprise;Education Standard and Plus.  Compare your edition

You can use the Password Vault audit log to see records of credentials access for an app. The Password Vault audit log includes both admin and user access logs.

Note: For details on exactly when data becomes available and how long it's retained, go to Data retention and lag times

Open the Password Vault audit log

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Reports.
  3. On the left, under Audit log, click Password Vault.
  4. (Optional) To customize what data you see, on the right, click Manage columns "". Select the columns that you want to see or hideand thenclick Save.

Data you can view

The Password Vault audit log provides the following information:

Data type Description
Actor User who triggered the event
Timestamp Date and time the event occurred
Event name Action that was logged, such as getting the credential for an app
Application username Username used to access the application
Application installation name Name of the accessed application
Application credential name Name of the application credential used
Client version Version of the Apps User Hub or browser extension used to access the application

Event names

At Add a filter, select an Event name to filter data for that event. The audit report shows log entries for each time that event occurred during the time range that you set. Most event names are self-explanatory. However, you might see more detailed log data, such as:

Event name Description
Admin created credential for password vaulted app Admin created a credential for a password vaulted app
Access account credentials using admin console Admin tried to access the encrypted credentials for a password vaulted app
Access account credentials using dashboard User tried to access the encrypted credentials for a password vaulted app from the Apps User Hub
User accessed password vaulted app User tried to log in to a password vaulted app using a browser extension
User added individual credential to password vaulted app User added an individual credential from the Apps User Hub to a password vaulted app

When and how long is data available?

Go to Data retention and lag times.

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