External tables requirements

If you choose to use external Audit tables, a new datastore with the name "AuditPlus" will be created in the target environment. Also, dataviews will be created for each AuditPlus transaction.

The information in the new datastore and information in dataviews will be used to navigate audited data and also, it will be used to create the audit database triggers.

AuditPlus DataStore:

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AuditPlus DataViews:

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Datastore properties

In order to create audit triggers in the database, AuditPlus will consider the following information:

  • Database name
  • Scheme
    - Can be set either in the dataview or the datastore
     

Customize parameters in procedure

Database connection can also be customized using the procedure 'AuditPlusGetDatastoreParms' .

In this procedure, the user can decide which database and which schema will be used for each datastore and table.

This can be used to create and deploy audit reorganization programs for different deployments.

Restrictions

You should consider the following restrictions:

  • MySQL
    - DBMS does not support different schemas in one database
  • PostgreSQL
    - AuditPlus does not support different databases for audit tables. Audit tables and application tables must be in the same database in order to work.