Returns a row for each server audit indicating the current state of the audit. For more information, see Understanding SQL Server Audit.
ID of the audit. Maps to the audit_id field in the sys.audits catalog view.
Name of the audit. Same as the name field in the sys.server_audits catalog view.
Numeric status of the server audit:
0 – Started
1 – Failed
String that shows the status of the server audit:
Timestamp in UTC of the last status change for the audit.
Address of the Extended Events session associated with the audit. Related to the sys.db_xe_sessions.address catalog view.
Full path name of the audit file target that is currently being used. Only populated for file audits.
Approximate size of the audit file, in kilobytes. Only populated for file audits.
Principals must have VIEW SERVER STATE and SELECT permissions.
In SQL Server 2005 and later versions, the visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission. For more information, see Metadata Visibility Configuration.