How To: Generate logging in the SafeGuard Management Centre

  • Article ID: 113687
  • Updated: 11 Feb 2016

This article provides instructions on how to log/audit changes made by MSO or SO in the SGN Management Centre. This would either be logged in the database or the application event log.

Known to apply to the following Sophos product(s) and version(s)

SafeGuard Management Center / Local Policy Editor

What to do

Step 1.  Log into the management centre and create a new logging policy

  • Go to 'Policies' | Right click 'Policy Items' | 'New' | 'Logging' |

Step 2. Edit logging policy

  • Give the policy an appropriate name and description and click OK

  • Select the new logging policy and set which items you would like logging by clicking on the 'question mark' and change to a tick either on the database or eventvwr

  • Save the changes made to the policy

Step 3. Create and assign a new policy group

  • Create a new policy group - Go to 'Policies' | Right click 'Policy Groups' | 'New' | 'New Policy Group'

  • Give the policy group an appropriate name

  • Apply the new logging policy to the new policy group.

  • Save the changes

Step 4. Create a new client configuration file

  • Via  Tools | Configuration Package Tool...

  • Apply the new created policy group to the policy group column and create the package

 Step 5. Install the client configuration package

  • Install the client configuration package to the SGN server (no need to install the SGNClient.msi)
  • The server will require a reboot
  • Once the server has rebooted entries will be logged according to what has been set in the logging policy

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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