Insider Preview Does One Drive have an Access Log?

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  1. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    Does any know if there is a way to monitor if files in a Public One Drive Folder are being accessed? I am thinking about putting a link in a forum and would like to know if that folder has been accessed and possibly how many times.

    I found a thread on the Microsoft site where the suggest has been made and one responder mentions Microsoft Share Point.

    Also, anyone have any warnings about best practices for giving a link in a public forum? For instance, do I need to change some permission to make the Public folder or specific linked folder read only?

    Thanks...
     
  2. bassfisher6522

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    I'm not sure, but WHS does this all the time with his video tutorials on dual-booting. You might give him a shout and see what/how his setup/permissions are.
     
  3. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    I am trying to go through different scenarios regarding how to share. One thing I think I have learned is to not share publically a link to your public folder. Unless that link can be removed, everyone would always have access to that folder. This would not seem to be good....

    I think I can put a folder in the Public folder and link to it. If I remove the folder, the link would be broken, so that is what I will try next.

    I just started trying to use OneDrive and am very afraid I will end up giving access to folks that should not have it.

    Thanks.
     
  4. Saltgrass

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    I see on the folders on OneDrive site being accessed by the link, it does show how many have viewed/downloaded the folder, so I guess that answers the original question...

    If I have a folder which shows 100,000 views, I will know I messed up !!! :red_smile:
     

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