Downloading Log Files

CDB has certain log files that are only available from the Admin area of the application. These include the following:

  • Object Summary
  • Deletion Log


Users with the Vault Owner security profile can perform the actions described below by default. If your organization uses custom Study Roles, your role must grant the following permissions:

Type Permission Label Controls
Functional Permission Workbench Tab

Ability to access and use the Data Workbench application, via the Workbench tab

Functional Permission View Admin

Ability to access the Admin page

If your Study contains restricted data, you must have the Restricted Data Access permission to view it.

Learn more about Study Roles.

Accessing the Admin Area

You can access the Admin area of CDB via the Navigation Drawer (), after you select your Study, or the Study menu () on the Studies page.

Admin in the Navigation Drawer Admin in the Study Menu

Once you’ve entered the Admin area, CDB opens the User page by default. You can access the Admin menu from any page in the Admin area.

Object Summary

The Object Summary contains a CSV file for Listings and Views. These list details about the approval and deployment of these objects.

Each CSV contains the following columns:

  • Vault ID
  • Study Name
  • Object ID
  • Type
  • Source(s)
  • Object Name
  • Object Short Name
  • Category
  • Description
  • Objective
  • CQL Syntax
  • Created By
  • Created On
  • Last Modified By
  • Last Modified On
  • Current Status
  • Approved By
  • Approved On
  • Approvced Comments
  • Deployed By
  • Deployed On
  • Deployed Comments

To download the Object Summary:

  1. Navigate to the Admin area.
  2. From the Admin menu (), select Download Object Summary.

  3. Save the ZIP file.
  4. Unzip the file.
  5. Review the CSV files in your preferred application.

Deletion Log

The Deletion Log acts as an audit trail for the deletion of objects in CDB. This log records deletion and any reasons for deletion that users entered.

To download the Deletion Log:

  1. Navigate to the Admin area.
  2. From the Admin menu (), select Download Object Summary.

  3. Save the CSV file.
  4. Review the CSV file in your preferred application.