Audit Trail

The Audit Trail is a log of actions taken by users.

In the Main Menu, click Tools, Audit Trail.

For the Audit Trail to contain complete information, Users must be set up and security Permissions assigned to User Groups.

Filtering Options:

Click Refresh to update results after altering filters.

Click Print to print the Audit Trail to the default printer.

Only users with the Audit Trail permission can view the main Audit Trail. There are also several smaller Audit Trails that don't require the permission:

If using a Report Server, enable the preference, Audit Trail uses Reporting Server, to run the Audit Trail on the report server rather than the local machine.

Audit Trail Results

Actions are listed by date/time, with the most recent change at the end of the list. Some actions may result in two log entries, one with details, and one with the last date edited.

Log Result Columns:

Audit Trail Integrity

Open Dental checks to verify the integrity of the Audit Trail data.

Audit Trail entries are never changed within Open Dental and should never be changed outside of Open Dental.