(CHN) Generate a user operation log for transactions and voucher changes [AX 2012]

Updated: October 23, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

This topic explains how to generate a user operation log by setting up an operation type, operation date, or user names as criteria. Based on the criteria, Microsoft Dynamics AX tracks and records user operations in a log, including the type of operation, the user name, and the time and date when you modify transactions and vouchers for a document such as a sales order.

The following table shows the prerequisites that must be in place before you start.




Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 with cumulative update 8 (CU8)

Related setup tasks

  1. Create a new user in the Users form. For more information, see Create new users in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

  2. Set up types of operations for tables to track and log the user operations in the Database log setup form. For more information, see Configure and manage database logging.

To set up parameters and to generate a user operation log, follow these steps:

  1. Click System administration > Reports > Database > User operation log inquiry.

  2. In the By operation type field, select a table ID check box to track the user operation.

  3. In the User field, specify a user name or user names to record user operations for transactions and voucher changes.

  4. Specify a from date and a to date to record the user operation for the specified time period, and then click OK to open the User operation log form.

  5. Optional: On the Batch tab, specify batch job details to generate the user operation log for the specified criteria.

You can clean the user log files. For more information, see Clean up user logs.

If you don't have access to the pages that are used to complete this task, contact your system administrator and provide the information that is shown in the following table.



Configuration keys

Click System administration > Setup > Licensing > License configuration. Select the Database log configuration key.

Security roles

To perform this task, you must have the IT manager role.

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