Android is the most widely used Operating Systems for smart devices like smartphones and tablets. Its popularity and usage to browse the World Wide Web had already surpassed that of Windows devices and computers. Seeking their popularity the IT professionals are already using the third party apps for connecting with their File Servers, taking remotes of their machines, and managing their servers. These apps are serving their purpose for which they’ve been created by the manufacturers and installed by the users. However when it comes to the third-party Windows Server auditor programs, there is a different story. Before talking about the feasibility of porting the third party Windows Server auditors to Android, let us have a look how these auditors actually work in their default Windows desktop environment.
How the third party auditors work?
The third party Windows Server auditor tools capture the relevant data from the large pool of raw events, convert them into the readable format, store them permanently in their database, and display the data for auditing in a presentable format.
When an auditor program is installed on a computer, it first tends to connect with the desired server like Exchange Server, File Server, Active Directory, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, etc. After establishing the connection, it monitors the server activities and captures the required events in the raw format from a very large pool of events. The collected data is then transferred to the main program, which process the data to convert it into the readable format. The converted data is stored into its database with indexes and hashes. When a user requests the auditing data to be displayed through Reports/Alerts/Charts, the software then fetches the required data from its database and displays it in the presentable format.
In a Windows environment, for which they have been crafted, these tools take very less space for their functioning. However, they need a large amount of space to store the...