View logged events

As a security officer with the necessary rights, you can view the events logged in the central database in the SafeGuard Management Center Event Viewer.

To retrieve the entries logged in the central database:

  1. In the navigation area of the SafeGuard Management Center, click Reports.
  2. In the Reports navigation area, select Event Viewer.
  3. In the Event Viewer action area on the right-hand side, click the magnifier icon.

All events logged in the central database are shown in the Event Viewer.

The individual columns show the following information concerning the events logged:

Column Description
ID Shows a number identifying the event.
Event Shows an event text, this means a description of the event.
Category Classification of the event by the source, for example Encryption, Authentication, System.
Application Shows the software area the event originated from, for example SGMAuth, SGBaseENc, SGMAS.
Computer Shows the name of the computer on which the logged event occurred.
Computer domain Shows the domain of the computer on which the logged event occurred.
User Shows the user who was logged on at the time of the event.
User domain Shows the domain of the user who was logged on at the time of the event.
Log time Shows the system date and system time at which the event was logged on the endpoint.

By clicking the relevant column headers you can sort the events by Level, Category etc.

In addition, the context menu of the relevant columns offers a number of functions for sorting, grouping and customizing the Event Viewer.

By double-clicking an entry in the Event Viewer you can display event details concerning the logged event.