Whether it’s to better understand folder/file structure of Netwrix Auditor or better communicate with Technical Support, it’s important to know Netwrix Auditor acronyms and initialisms.
Netwrix Auditor Collectors
ADA: Active Directory Auditing – In reference to the Active Directory Monitoring Plan
FSA: File Server Auditing – In reference to the Windows File Server Monitoring Plan
NAND: Netwrix Auditor for Network Devices – In reference to the Network Devices Monitoring Plan
NLA: Network Logon Activity – In reference to the Logon Activity Monitoring Plan
SP/SPO: SharePoint/SharePoint Online – In reference to the SharePoint/SharePoint Online Monitoring Plan
SQLA: SQL Auditing – In reference to the SQL Server Monitoring Plan
UAVR: User Activity Video Reporter/Recorder – In reference to the User Activity Monitoring Plan. This initialism is technically antiquated since the release of Netwrix Auditor 9.8 allows administrators to audit User Activity without the act of recording the screen.
VMA: VMWare Auditing – In reference to the VMWare Monitoring Plan
WSA: Windows Server Auditing – In reference to the Windows Server Monitoring Plan
Netwrix Auditor Components
DCA/DPA: Data Processing Account/Data Collection Account – The account used to collect audited data.
LTA: Long Term Archive – Long Term Storage for Activity Records
MP: Monitoring Plan
NA: Netwrix Auditor
NDC: Netwrix Data Classification
STA: Short Term Archive – Location used for event processing
%PROGRAMDATA%: Hidden directory in which Netwrix Logs and Activity Records are stored
Note: These components are not owned or developed by Netwrix
SQL: The SQL Server – Hosts databases used to stored and query audit data
SSMS: SQL Server Management Studio – Program used to interface with the SQL Server.
SSRS: SQL Server Reporting Services – Generates reports using audit data in SQL databases