Limiting access to the Audit Logs and Chain of Custody is a vital security functionality of Digital Evidence Management. Log Access Level works in a way that Users with higher access levels can view the Activity trail of users with the same and lower access levels. Whereas, Users with lower access levels are unable to view the Audit Logs and Chain of Custody of users with higher Log Access Level.

To learn more about Log Access Levels, see Understanding Log Access Levels.

Before you start

  • Managers and Administrators can enable and assign Log Access Level Policy to the User Groups.

Enabling Log Access Level Policy

Log Access Level functionality can be enabled by following the steps below.

1. From the Portal Homepage:

  1. Click on the Navigation Menu on the top left corner.
  2. Click on the Admin tab.
  3. Click on Control Panel, to open the Control Panel page.

2. From the Control Panel:

  1. Click on Security option, to expand it.
  2. Navigate to the Log Access Level, and click to open it.
  3. Now, click on the toggle button against Enable Log Access Level, to enable the Log Access Level functionality.
  4. Lastly, click on Update button to update the portal with this policy.

Assigning Log Access Level to User Groups

1. From the Control Panel page:

  1. Click on the Navigation Menu on the top left corner.
  2. Click on the Admin tab.
  3. Now, select Users & Groups, to open the Users & Groups page.

2. From Users & Groups page:

  1. Click on the Overflow Menu of the Group you wish to assign Log Access Level.
  2. From the menu, select the Edit Group option.
  3. From the screen on the right, select the Log Access Level from the drop-down available.
  4. Click on the Save Changes button at the bottom of the page to save the changes.

3. Repeat step 2, to assign Log Access Levels to each User Group you wish to assign Log Access Level. 

Note: By default, all Users & Groups are assigned Log Access Level 0 until modified.