How to select an object for change tracking?

ADChangeTracker tracks all changes to the AD objects in your Active Directory, as configured in the application setting. ADChangeTracker provides an option to include AD objects for tracking. To include object for audit data collection and tracking by ADChangeTracker, perform the steps stated below:

By default, ADChangeTracker tracks changes made to the following objects only:
Builtin-Domain, Computer, Contact, Domain, Domain DNS, Group, Group Policy Container, Organizational Unit, User.

Steps :

1. To launch Object Settings window, click Tools -> Configuration Settings... menu in the toolbar and select Object Settings node in the tree view. The Object Settings window will appear as shown below:

The list of objects maintained by the application and the objects available in Active Directory schema will be displayed under General and From Schema tabs respectively as shown below. You can add an object by selecting it from the common objects under General tab or all objects (including custom objects) under From Schema tab.

2. Select any domain controller from the list of available domain controllers under From Schema tab. The list of objects as available in AD schema will be displayed as shown below:

3. You can right click on the domain controller to connect to the domain controller again by using Connect… or Refresh... menu and retrieve the objects afresh.

4. To include an object for tracking, click on the desired object in the list of Available Objects and then click button.

5. To remove an object from Selected Objects list, click on the desired object in the Selected Objects and then click button.

6. You can also manually add the object by entering the LDAP display name of the object in the Object Name text box and then click button as shown below:

custom object entry

7. Click OK button to save the object settings.

Note: To know more about LDAP display name of objects in Active Directory, visit this link: