Activity logs display changes to entities across all regions that administrators can view to gain insight about user activities.

The activity log appears as a grid of log entries. It does not display virtual machine monitoring or performance characteristics and is not viewable by end users.

The activity log displays several types of information.

You can view the user and the type and name of the resource that is affected by the activity.

You can view the start and end time of the activity, such as when the task of creating a virtual data center began and ended.

You can view details of the activity, such as a changed user name or the name of a new virtual data center.