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How can you see a log of which files were accessed by specific Novell users or IP Addresses?
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You will have to install the Nsure audit pack. Download the audit starter pack here:

http://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=DC7JtDaQB5M~

Install and configure with this appnote:

http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/appnote/19530.html

Use this cool tool to analyze the results:

http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/tools/19534.html
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From the App Note on how to install and configure, it looks like this would start logging.  There are no existing logs to check if I want to go backwards 1 week from today  to check times and who accessed certain files on Novell servers???
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Yes, indeed.

Logging all access is an intensive process. If logging everything was a default operation the logs would fill all available space in a couple of months.
However, if you want to know who last changed a file you can check the owner. Usually (e.g. when editing a Word document) the new document is automatically owned by the editor.
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