Check Access Logs of a file
  • 05 Sep 2023
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Check Access Logs of a file

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Before accessing Anchor features within the Egnyte platform, ensure you have a valid Anchor account set up in the Admin Dashboard.

  • Admins can add users to the Anchor platform by assigning them to a specific user role.
  • Inputting an email address within a user role automatically creates a new user, provided the email domain is valid.
  • The list of valid email domains can be edited by admins and is maintained in the Anchor Dashboard under global policies.


Step 1: Right-click the desired file and select Anchor>Show File Access Logs.

Step 2: A new tab in your browser where you may now view the file's access logs. Please note: The location shown on the map is based on the public IP address of the user.

Anchor Logs

Please note, users must be logged into Anchor prior to accessing the logs. Users will be redirected to the log-in page to begin the process if they are not already logged in (more information).

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