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Change Match Types

By default, the Contains match type is used when adding most filters in the Search field. In the Advanced mode, you can customize your search by modifying match types for the filters you have already selected.

Operator Description Example

Contains

This broad match operator shows all entries that include a value specified in the filter.

Set the Who filter to contains John, to get the following results: Domain1\John, Domain1\Johnson, Domain2\Johnny, John@domain.com.

Equals

This exact match operator shows all entries with the exact value specified. Make sure to provide a full object name or path.

NOTE: To apply this operator when adding filters in the Search field in the Simple mode, provide a value in quotation marks (e.g., "Domain1\John").

Use this operator if you want to get precise results, e.g., \\FS\Share\NewPolicy.docx.

Not equal to

NotEqualTo

This negative exact match operator shows all entries except those with the exact value specified.

NOTE: In the Search field in the Simple mode, this operator appears as not, e.g., Who not for the Who filter.

Set the Who filter to not equal toNotEqualTo Domain1\John to exclude the exact user specified and find all changes performed by other users, e.g., Domain1\Johnson, Domain2\John.

Starts with

StartsWith

This operator shows all entries that start with the exact value specified.

Set the Who filter to starts withStartsWith Domain1\John to find all changes performed by Domain1\John, Domain1\Johnson, and Domain1\Johnny.

Ends with

EndsWith

This operator shows all entries that end with the exact value specified.

Set the Who filter to ends withEndsWith John to find all changes performed by Domain1\John, Domain2\Dr.John, Domain3\John.

Does not contain

DoesNotContain

This negative broad match operator shows all entries except those that contain the value specified.

NOTE: In the Search field in the Simple mode, this operator appears as not, e.g., Who not for the Who filter.

Set the Who filter to does not containDoesNotContain John to exclude the following users: Domain1\John, Domain2\Johnson, and Johnny@domain.com.

To review the search with advanced filters and operators applied, use the Advanced mode.

The image below represents the same search filters as they are shown in the Search field in the Simple mode.

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