View the audit comment history, config logs, and rule
configuration changes from the Audit Comment Archive.
As your rulebase evolves, change and audit
information is lost over time unless it is archived at the time
the rule is created or modified. The Rule Changes Archive allows you
to view policy rule usage,
which contains the audit comment history, configuration log history
and enables you to compare rule configuration versions for a selected policy
rule. Additionally, the Rule Changes Archive is complimented by Enforcement of Rule Description, Tag, and Audit Comment entered when
creating or modifying a policy rule.
to learn which administrator changed the policy
rule, when the audit comment was committed, the reason for the change
(the audit comment description), and the configuration version of
the policy rule.
Config Logs (between commits)
display the configuration logs generated by firewalls when the rules
are created or modified.
the rule configuration versions you want to compare. For example,
compare two rules to determine when and which administrator modified
a security policy rule that allowed previously denied network traffic and
when the administrator made the change.