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Below we’ll cover some of the most common search parameters used in Drive audit.

We provide a large list of parameters to find files/folders within Drive. 

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Click on the funnel icon also known as the ‘Apply custom filter’ button.

 

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A pop-up menu will appear.

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Type

In Type you can select multiple options, the default will be “Simple filter”. Selecting it will display other options.

  • Simple filter
  • Title / Description Search
  • Folder / Shared drive Search
  • User / Group / OU Search
  • Files by Event type / Date and User
  • Files by User Status
  • Unlock

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Each of those “Types” allows different searches.

Definition

Under Definition, we allow a variety of search options so Admin can find anything they need.

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Search parameters

For Search parameters, we also have multiple different options to assist in finding exact files/folders/data you need.

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Example one

Set the “Type” to Simple filter and under “Definition” select Owner equal user’s email address.

Select the Owner parameter equal to UserX’s email address. If you wish not to enter the entire email address then change equal to contains (case insensitive).

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Click on “+ Add rule” to add additional filters and combine different search parameters to find what you need.

 

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Example two

You can also combine the Searches

Select Type  = User / Group / OU Search and add it on top of the previous example

The owner contains (case insensitive) user@email.com and Sharing flag contains Shared out

 

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The result will be different as it will combine the two different search options and the results will be based on them.

 

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