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Enable Audit Logging on This PostgreSQL Instance

In this hands-on lab, students will enable audit logging using the `pgaudit` extension. They will then review the audit log created.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Feb 26, 2021

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Install the `pgaudit` Extension.

    1. Install the pgaudit extension. This extension enables detailed session, and object audit logging, via the standard logging facility.
  2. Challenge

    Configure the Extension

    1. Configure the pgaudit extension, to log all DDL, ROLE, READ and WRITE statements.
  3. Challenge

    Test the Extension

    1. Generate some WRITE activity on the server and confirm the log is generated as expected.

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