Where is the change log?
Posted on July 17, 2008
by Joel Oleson
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Shane today in class was looking for where the SharePoint change log is. I did a quick search and found a decent answer on MSDN with detail on Change Log Freshness
"The Change Log is a physical table in each content database, and each transaction writes to the log." The Change Log recevied by hitting the lists web service http://<Site>/_vti_bin/Lists.asmx GetListItemChanges with GetListItemChangesSinceToken
method of the Lists Web service to get changes starting from a specified point in time."
Note: The change log is security trimmed. "The change log returns a list of SPChange objects for changes that happened, for example, to the following object types:
- Items, files, and folders
- List metadata
- Site metadata
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