Can I find out if and when a file was downloaded from Confluence?

For data security I need to be able to find out when a file was downloaded and who downloaded it.

Is this possible in Confluence? 

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Davin Studer Community Champion Jan 20, 2017

You can turn on http access logging for Tomcat ... link below. Then search through the access logs for ...

http(s)://{your server}/download/attachments/{page id}/attachment.ext


The only change I would make to turning on the access logging would be to replace this


with this


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Only if you have set up some form of logging to capture the fact someone used the download option.

It's not that easy in Tomcat alone, I tend to use a proxy in front of it and read the access logs in there.

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