SharePoint Server

How to Detect SharePoint Permission Changes

 

In this blog will see how to detect permission changes in SharePoint. To achieve this follow the below simple steps.

First you have to go to Site Settings → Site Collection Administration → Site collection features → then choose “Reporting” → and press “Activate”.

After doing this again go to Site Settings → Site Collection Administration → Site collection audit settings → then mark “Editing Users and Permissions” events to audit in “List Libraries and Sites” settings.

Then you need to navigate to Site Settings → Site Collection Administration → Site collection audit settings → here set “Automatically trim the audit log for this site?” to “Yes” → then set trimming range time (30 days default) → here you have set the location you want to save the log before it will be trimmed → Click “OK”.

Finally go to Site Settings → Site Collection Administration → Audit log reports → Choose “Security Settings” now you have report to view all permission changes made in your SharePoint.

Also you can save this report for further analysis.

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