Audit privileges might be granted to advanced VA FileMan users who are
in the Patient File, for example, could be audited. There are two choices
for the audit. An entry may be made in the Audit File when a value is
entered or changed, or an entry may be made only when the value is changed,
that is, edited or deleted. The second may be all that's needed. In
the SSN example, you would monitor just the circumstances of the change, not
of the initial SSN assignment.
To display the results of the audit, read access to the Audit File must be
granted. The Audit File, #1.1, may then be queried in the usual way.
interested in developing new audit capabilities. With audit access, which
must be accompanied by DD access, VA FileMan's 'Modify' option may be used
to set an audit flag for a particular field within a file. (This access
does not include setting audit conditions with MUMPS code which is
reserved for the programmer-user, DUZ(0)=@.)
The data values for attribute fields may be recorded in the Audit File by
setting an audit flag in the data dictionary for that field. The SSN field