Puppet Enterprise 2017.3

The RBAC service's activity reporting provides a useful audit trail for actions that change entities within the purview of RBAC.

Local users

These events are displayed in the console on the Activity tab for the affected user.

Event Description Example
Creation A new local user is created. An initial value for each metadata field is reported. Created with login set to "jean".
Metadata Any change to the login, display name, or email keys. Display name set to "Jean Jackson".
Role membership A user is added to or removed from a role. The display name and user ID of the affected user are displayed. User Jean Jackson (973c0cee-5ed3-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba) added to role Operators.
Authentication A user logs in. The display name and user ID of the affected user are displayed. User Jean Jackson (973c0cee-5ed3-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba) logged in.
Password reset token A token is generated for a user to use when resetting their password. The display name and user ID of the affected user are shown. A password reset token was generated for user Jean Jackson (973c0cee-5ed3-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba).
Password changed A user successfully changes their password with a token. Password reset for user Jean Jackson (973c0cee-5ed3-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba).
Revocation A user is revoked or reinstated. User revoked.

Remote users

These events are displayed in the console on the Activity tab for the affected user.

Event Description Example
Role membership A user is added to or removed from a role. These events are also shown on the page for the role. The display name and user ID of the affected user are displayed. User Kalo Hill (76483e62-5ed4-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba) added to role Viewers.
Revocation A user is revoked or reinstated. User revoked.

Directory groups

These events are displayed in the console on the Activity tab for the affected group.

Event Description Example
Importation A directory group is imported. The initial value for each metadata field is reported (these cannot be updated using the RBAC UI). Created with display name set to "Engineers".
Role membership A group is added to or removed from a role. These events are also shown on the page for the role. The group's display name and ID are provided. Group Engineers (7dee3acc-5ed4-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba) added to role Operators.

Roles

These events are displayed in the console on the Activity tab for the affected role.

Event Description Example
Metadata A role's display name or description changes. Description set to "Sysadmins with full privileges for node groups."
Members A group is added to or removed from a role. The display name and ID of the user or group are provided. These events are also displayed on the page for the affected user or group. User Kalo Hill (76483e62-5ed4-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba) removed from role Operators.
Permissions A permission is added to or removed from a role. Permission users:edit:76483e62-5ed4-11e4-aa15-123b93f75cba added to role Operators.

Orchestration

These events are displayed in the console on the Activity tab for the affected node.

Event Description Example
Agent runs Puppet runs as part of an orchestration job. This includes runs started from the orchestrator or the PE console. Request Puppet agent run on node.example.com via orchestrator job 12.

Authentication tokens

These events are displayed in the console on the Activity tab on the affected user's page.

Event Description Example
Creation A new token is generated. These events are exposed in the console on the Activity tab for the user who owns the token. Amari Perez (c84bae61-f668-4a18-9a4a-5e33a97b716c) generated an authentication token.
Direct revocation A successful token revocation request. These events are exposed in the console on the Activity tab for the user performing the revocation. Administrator (42bf351c-f9ec-40af-84ad-e976fec7f4bd) revoked an authentication token belonging to Amari Perez (c84bae61-f668-4a18-9a4a-5e33a97b716c), issued at 2016-02-17T21:53:23.000Z and expiring at 2016-02-17T21:58:23.000Z.
Revocation by username All tokens for a username are revoked. These events are exposed in the console on the Activity tab for the user performing the revocation. Administrator (42bf351c-f9ec-40af-84ad-e976fec7f4bd) revoked all authentication tokens belonging to Amari Perez (c84bae61-f668-4a18-9a4a-5e33a97b716c).

Directory service settings

These events are not exposed in the console. The activity service API must be used to see these events.

Event Description Example
Update settings (except password) A setting is changed in the directory service settings. User rdn set to "ou=users".
Update directory service passwordThe directory service password is changed. Password updated.
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