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Office 365 (OneDrive for Business) - Site Settings in OneDrive for Business

You can change your settings and activate certain features in OneDrive to keep track of your files as well as monitor who is accessing them and the changes they are making.

Configure Audit Settings

Follow the steps below to specify which types of actions taken with your files you would like logged in OneDrive for Business.

1. From the OneDrive for Business app, click the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the screen and select Site settings from the menu:



2. Click Site collection audit settings under the "Site Collection Administration" heading:



3. Check all boxes under the "Documents and Items" and "Lists, Libraries, and Sites" headings and click OK:



Auditing is now enabled for all actions on all documents, items, lists, libraries, and sites in your Office 365 account.
 
Activating Reporting

Follow the steps below to activate reporting in OneDrive for Business so all actions taken with your files are logged.

1. From the OneDrive for Business app, click the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the screen and select Site settings from the menu.



2. Click Site collection features under the "Site Collection Administration" heading.



3. Locate "Reporting" in the list of features and click its Activate button:



4. Scroll back down to "Reporting" and verify that its status is now Active.



Reporting is now enabled for all files and folders on your OneDrive for Business site. Go to the next section to see how to access your reports.

Viewing Reports

Follow the steps below to access the reports of all actions taken with your files.

Note: You must have first configured your "Audit settings" and activated "Reporting" (see above sections) to access your site's reports.

1. From the OneDrive for Business app, click the gear icon in the upper-right corner of the screen and select Site settings from the menu.



2. Click Audit log reports under the "Site Collection Administration" heading.


3. Click one of the reports listed to access its data.



4. Click the Browse... button to browse a location for your generated report:



5. Select a location in your OneDrive for Business account to save the report to (all reports are Excel spreadsheets), and click OK in the window:



6. C
lick OK again to create and save the report in the selected location:



You can access the report by clicking "Click here to view this report" or return to your Site Settings by clicking OK.

Note: If you do not receive the success screen above, it is likely there were no actions logged for the type of report you generated. Try running another type of report or confirm your "Audit settings" and that "Reporting" is activated.




Keywords:O365, Office 365, OotW, Outlook, OneDrive, files, file settings, site settings, configuration, outlook on the web, onedrive for business, od4b   Doc ID:44749
Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2014-11-06 16:59 CSTUpdated:2016-12-29 16:23 CST
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