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Currents log events

Audit and investigation page: Review Currents activity on your domain
The audit log page has been replaced with a new audit and investigation page. For information about this change, go to Improved audit and investigation experience: What's new in Google Workspace.

You can use the audit and investigation page to run searches related to Currents log events. There, you can view a record of actions to review Currents user activity with Currents log events. For example, you might want to review when a user creates or deletes a post.

For a full list of services and activities that you can investigate, such as Google Drive or user activity, read through the data sources for the audit and investigation page.

Open the audit and investigation page

Access Currents log event data

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

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

  2. On the left, click Reportingand thenAudit and investigationand thenCurrents log events.

Filter the data

  1. Open the log events as described above in Access Currents log event data.
  2. Click Add a filter, and then select an attribute.
  3. In the pop-up window, select an operatorand thenselect a valueand thenclick Apply.
  4. (Optional) To create multiple filters for your search:
    1. Click Add a filter and repeat step 3.
    2. (Optional) To add a search operator, above Add a filter, select AND or OR.
  5. 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.

Attribute descriptions

For this data source, you can use the following attributes when searching log event data:

Attribute Description
Actor Email address of the user who performed the action
Actor group name Group name of the actor
Actor organizational unit Organizational unit of the actor
Attachment type

Type of attachment on a post or comment: Album, Google Drive Object, Link, Media, Poll, or Post

Comment resource name Unique identifier of the comment associated with the event
Date Date and time the event occurred (displayed in your browser's default time zone)
Event The logged event action, such as Comment deleted, Poll vote added, or Post created
Like context Where a thumbs up was added or removed from, either post or comment
Post author name Name of the post's author
Post permalink Permalink to the currents post
Post resource name Unique identifier of the post associated with the event
Post visibility Visibility of the post associated with the event. One of the following:
  • Public—All Google Workspace Currents users can access this post
  • Private—A subset of Google Workspace Currents users can access this post
  • Organization Wide—All users in the organization can access this post
  • Organization Private—A subset of users in the organization can access this post

Manage log event data

Manage search results column data

You can control which data columns appear in your search results. 

  1. At the top-right of the search results table, click Manage columns"".
  2. (Optional) To remove current columns, click Remove"".
  3. (Optional) To add columns, next to Add new column, click the Down arrow""and select the data column.
    Repeat as needed.
  4. (Optional) To change the order of the columns, drag the data column names.
  5. Click Save.

Export search result data

  1. At the top of the search results table, click Export all.
  2. Enter a nameand thenclick Export.
    The export displays below the search results table under Export action results.
  3. To view the data, click the name of your export.
    The export opens in Google Sheets.

Create reporting rules

Go to Create and manage reporting rules.

When and how long is data available?

Go to Data retention and lag times.

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