You can use the audit and investigation page to run searches related to Directory Sync log events. There you can view a record of actions to see events related to Directory Sync.
For a full list of services and activities that you can investigate, such as Google Drive or user activity, read through the About the audit and investigation tool.
Open the audit and investigation page
- On the left, click ReportingAudit and investigationDirectory Sync log events.
Filter the data
- Open the log events as described above in Access Directory Sync log events.
- Click Add a filter, and then select an attribute.
- In the pop-up window, select an operatorselect a valueclick Apply.
(Optional) To create multiple filters for your search:
- Click Add a filter and repeat step 3.
- (Optional) To add a search operator, above Add a filter, select AND or OR.
- Click Search.
Note: Using the Filter tab, you can include simple parameter and value pairs to filter the search results. You can also use the Condition builder tab, where the filters are represented as conditions with AND/OR operators.
For this data source, you can use the following attributes when searching log event data:
|Number of objects affected by the audit event—for example, a count of objects read in a directory read
|Number of created objects—for example, a count of users created in target directory during a sync run
|Date and time of the event (displayed in your browser's default time zone)
|Number of deleted objects—for example, a count of users deleted in target directory during a sync run
|The action involved while deprovisioning an object—for example, a user is suspended or a group is deleted
Logged event action, such as Object Created or Sync Summary
Tip: If you have event values that you use often, you can pin those events to the top of the drop-down menu.
Learn more about events related to Directory Sync.
|Number of excluded objects—for example, a count of objects excluded while reading from source directory due to the configured exclusion rules
|Condition used to exclude an object while reading from the source directory
|Number of objects that failed to sync during a sync run
|Query used to read from the source directory
|Identifier of the group being used in membership related events—for example, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Severity level of the logged event
|Reason for the occurrence of the event
|Object attributes following the sync
|New membership role
|Membership role following the sync
|ID of the object
|Type of the object—for example, Group, Group membership, or User
|Object attributes before the sync
|Old membership role
|Membership role before the sync
|Whether or not a sync job was a simulation
|Source directory ID
|Identifier of the source directory
|Source directory name
|Name of the source directory—for example, My AD directory name
|Source immutable ID
|Immutable ID of the source object. This ID can be the ObjectGUID of source object
|Source object ID
|Identifier of the source object—for example, CN=User Name, OU=Sales, DC=example, DC=com
|Identifier of the sync job
|Sync job config
|All values configured in the sync job
|Identifier of the sync run
|Target object ID
|Identifier of the target object—for example, email@example.com
|Number of objects updated during a sync run
|Whether or not there are detailed logs about individual objects
Manage log event data
Manage search results column data
You can control which data columns appear in your search results.
- At the top-right of the search results table, click Manage columns .
- (Optional) To remove current columns, click Remove .
- (Optional) To add columns, next to Add new column, click the Down arrow and select the data column.
Repeat as needed.
- (Optional) To change the order of the columns, drag the data column names.
- Click Save.
Export search result data
- At the top of the search results table, click Export all.
- Enter a name click Export.
The export displays below the search results table under Export action results.
- To view the data, click the name of your export.
The export opens in Google Sheets.
Create reporting rules
When and how long is data available?
Go to Data retention and lag times.