Check user session activity in Clarity
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Check user session activity in Clarity


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Is there a way to check if users are logged into the system?


This is what you can use and review:

  1. The app-access logs
  2. The Administration > Security and Diagnostics > Log Analysis page
    • This depends on the Tomcat Analysis job
  3. The following tables:
      • This table contains one row for each active authenticated user session
      • The session begins when a user logs in
      • The session ends when a user logs out or when the session expires or is cleared by the "Clean User Sessions" job
      • When a user logs in, a session record is inserted into CMN_SESSIONS
      • The record will exist for the duration of that session
      • If the user clicks the logout button, the session record is deleted automatically
      • If the user does not log out using the logout button, the session will be orphaned
      • If the user opens another browser and logs in Clarity will create a second session
      • The CMN_SESSION_AUDITS table stores history of all authenticated user sessions begin and end. It tracks user session starts and stops, i.e.login and logout.

Using Open Workbench or MSP will cause a series of login and logouts due to the nature of how these tools interact with Clarity. The nature of interface is that when it logs in, it retrieves the data and then logs out. This can happen numerous times during the time that the user is using OWB or MSP.