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Configure Data Collecting Account

This service account is specified on the monitoring plan creation and is used to collect audit data from the data source items. To ensure successful data collection, Netwrix recommends creating a special service account in advance. The account must comply with the following requirements depending on the data source.

Data source Rights and permissions

Active Directory

Azure AD

No specific configuration required.


Exchange Online

No specific configuration required.

Windows File Servers

EMC Isilon



Oracle Database


SharePoint Online (including OneDrive for Business)

No specific configuration required.

SQL Server


Windows Server (including DNS and DHCP)

Event Log (including IIS)—collected with Event Log Manager

Group Policy

Inactive Users in Active Directory—collected with Inactive User Tracker

Logon Activity

Password Expiration in Active Directory—collected with Password Expiration Notifier

User Activity

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