Operation to retrieve audittrails for a specific collection from one or more contributors


Audit trails are the log of what have transpired on a contributor on a per file basis. An audit trail describes who did what and at what time. For specific fields and their use see the protocol message format specification.

One or all files

Audit trails can be requested either for a single file or for all files in a collection. 

Requesting Audit trails for all files in a collection may yeild a large set of results. Due to this the protocol supports a method of limiting which audit trails are listed, which can be used for implementing a paging mechanism.  

Requested audit trails support (paging)

The requested audit trails can be filtered by timestamps and/or sequence numbers. Sequence numbers are unique within a pillar and incremental. 

Limitations on delivered audit trails can be of:

Contributors responding on a GetAuditTrails request should adhere to the following: