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Log over logins

Log over logins

One of our new customer has as one of their demands that a log of login attempts, both successfull and unsuccesfull are logged with user names and date/time. And it has to be logged wether it is a DB, LDAP or Federated users.

We are quite sure that this is the first in a number of customers (both new and excisting) that will demand this in the near future.

Harald Bjørnstad


Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Waiting for Votes

Thank you for sharing your idea! It’s open for comments and kudos, and we’re looking forward to input from the community. Once there is enough community traction, it will be further reviewed by the product team. 

Hi @habjorns - please add this will be used. Is in for company policy or a legal requirement or ???

habjorns Super Contributor.
Super Contributor.

Hi Tonya,

It is a legal requirement, but so far only one customer has actually demanded that it should be implemented, but there will most likely be more of it in the future.


RolfF Valued Contributor.
Valued Contributor.

It is important that this log (and others!) separate out log items per tenant. This could be implemented with "tenant-id" as a field/column in the log file.

Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

Thank you @habjorns and @RolfF for the additional details!

Micro Focus Frequent Contributor
Micro Focus Frequent Contributor

Also requested by my customer. Additionally, SMAX should somewhere store and allow access to rather common data like:

  • last login time
  • number of failed logins since last successful login (and this should be displayed to a user after login if it is > 0)

This should be available in addition to an audit log of logins / login attempts.

Respected Contributor.. ERP Respected Contributor..
Respected Contributor..

Keeping a log of logins is indeed important for audit purposes and also to report on application usage. Helps to measure success of the implementation, with drill down to various user attributes.

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Micro Focus Expert
Status changed to: Under Consideration

Thanks for all the votes and comments. We are looking into this as a future product enhancement. Check the notifications box to be emailed if the status changes.

Sissel Outstanding Contributor.
Outstanding Contributor.

We would also like to report for how long the user has been logged in, and which licens pool in SMAX they belong to. 
This will give us a better understanding of the pattern of activity per user, and who should have named and concurrent license.

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