Viewing a report on all users who have accessed a specific SharePoint file
Sometimes, you will need to know who has accessed specific files and when, whether to verify receipt, investigate a potential data-loss risk, or for another reason. This can be accomplished via the Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center. In this recipe, we'll go through the steps of pulling the access report for a file named
You should be a global administrator to complete this recipe. You will also need audit logging turned on for your organization. You can do this from the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center (https://protection.office.com) by clicking Turn on auditing on the Audit log search page in the Security & Compliance Center. If you don't have that option, then auditing has already been turned on.
How to do it…
- Go to the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center at https://protection.office.com.
- Click Search ...