XDAS provides a standardized classification for audit events. The events are encapsulated within a hierarchical notational system that helps to extend the standard or existing event identifier set. XDAS events helps you understand the audit trails of heterogeneous applications. The audit events are logged to a socket, or a file, or to a Syslog Connector for further processing.The XDAS taxonomy defines a set of fields, of these the primary fields are observer, initiator and target. For more information, refer to the Novell XDASv2 Administation Guide.