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SharePoint Auditing of Uploads/Downloads

I need to audit on all of my sites uploads/downloads to a user. Another words I want to see who is uploading and downloading and what it is they are either uploading or downloading. Is this possible, and if so, how?

I am not sure if this is done on the Central Administration SharePoint site or if I need to do it on each site collection. A report that gathers it all would be great. I need this for the IT security team regularly.

Thanks in advance!
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GeorgeGerguesCommented:
For which flavour of SharePoint

MOSS 2007
WSS 3.0
2010 Foundation
2010 Server


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k3vsmithAuthor Commented:
SharePoint Server 2007. WSS 3.0
Thanks.
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GeorgeGerguesCommented:
You can turn audit on the site collection but it is a bit expensive (SQL transaction and Disk wise)

Item Level audit sample is here
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb397403(v=office.12).aspx

The file upload / download information is on the IIS server logs ,
you can do an audit on those logs
Again with IIS logs they can be large , so you might want some retention and off loading and analysis.


Best of luck.

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k3vsmithAuthor Commented:
I was hoping it was easier than that but thanks. Atleast Im not the one going through the logs.
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