6.9 Audit Trail for field network configuration
The Audit Trail tab is available in the Protocol Block configuration form only if the PGM block is under QVCS.
This tab displays the Audit Trail data in a readable format and is available both from the Project view and the
Monitoring view. This tab is also available from the Protocol Block detail display.
The following list illustrates some of the properties of the Audit Trail tab.
The Audit Trail information appears only if the PGM block is under QVCS.
The Audit Trail information does not appear for the first checked-in version irrespective of the version
Each version (other than first checked-in version) will have a set of sessions. A session implies to the time
period during which the Field Network Configuration tab of the Protocol Block is opened and closed. Each
session is identified by a unique session ID along with the logged in user name. If you make any changes to
the network configuration during a session, the changes that you have made appears under the respective
The -/+ buttons in the Audit Trail tab can be used to expand/collapse Audit Trail information of each version
as well as the session.
The following figure illustrates a sample Audit Trail tab of the Protocol Block.
In the above example, version V1.00 does not display any Audit Trail information because this is the first
checked-in version of the PGM block.
The version V2.00 displays the detailed configuration changes that are done during session 1.
The version V3.00 does not display any Audit Trail information as no configuration changes are done in this
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