Configure Audit Log

This page explains how to configure Aidbox to record audit events that occur within the system

This guide shows you how to enable audit logging in Aidbox and receive audit logs within FHIR API and Audit log viewer UI application. It is expected, that you have Aidbox up & running in accordance to Run Aidbox locally guide.

Two ways to enable Audit Log

  1. Environment variable

To enable audit logging in Aidbox set the following variable to true. The default value is false.

  1. Aidbox configuration project

If you use aidbox configuration project describe :audit in your aidbox/system entry point:

{ns main
 import #{aidbox}
 {:zen/tags #{aidbox/system}
  :audit {:storage "AuditEvent"} ;; Add this line to your aidbox project

Once the configuration is updated, start Aidbox.

Run some auditable operations

To force Aidbox produce audit events, run any FHIR CRUD operation, e.g.

POST /Patient
content-type: text/yaml
accept: text/yaml

- given: [John]
  family: Smith
# 201 Created

Find audit logs with FHIR API

To see audit logs with FHIR API, run GET /fhir/AuditEvent?_sort=-createdAt

Find audit logs with Audit log viewer application

To see audit logs with Audit event viewer app, go to Aidbox Console UI → Audit events.

And find the audit event, produced by patient create operation.

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