OAuth Token audit log

Track 3rd-party application usage and data access requests

As your organization's administrator,  you can use the OAuth Token audit log to track which users are using which third-party mobile or web applications in your domain. For example, when a user opens a Google Workspace Marketplace app, the log records the name of the app and the person using it. 

The log also records each time a third-party application is authorized to access Google Account data, such as Google Contacts, Calendar, and Drive files (Google Workspace only).

Open the OAuth Token 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 Token.
  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 Admin console bases its OAuth Token audit logs on the following user data:

Data Type Description
Event description Summary of the event, such as Super Admin David authorized access to Google Chrome for https://www.google.com/accounts/OAuthLogin scopes
Event name Activity, Authorize, and Revoke events are logged.
  • Activity event descriptions include the name of the app making an API call, the specific API method called, and the user on whose behalf the call was made.
  • Authorize or Revoke event descriptions include user, application granted access, and API scope authorized.
User User for whom access was authorized or revoked
Application name Application for which access was authorized or revoked
Client ID OAuth client ID of the application for which access was authorized or revoked
Scope Scopes to which access was authorized or revoked
Date Date and time the event occurred (displayed in your browser's default time zone)
IP address Internet Protocol (IP) address of the user for whom access was authorized or revoked. This might reflect their physical location, but it can be something else like a proxy server or a Virtual Private Network (VPN) address.

Event names

At Add a filter, select an Event name to filter data for that event. The audit log shows entries for each time the particular event occurred during the time range that you set. Event names for the OAuth Token audit log include:

  • Activity
  • Authorize
  • Revoke

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