Audit Trail

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Icon.Audit Trail.png The Audit Trail plugin is a free add-on that can be installed from the Icon.Plugin.png Plugin module. After installing the plugin, the Audit Button.png Audit button is added to the toolbar of the Icon.Sales Order.png Sales Order module, Icon.Purchase Order.png Purchase Order module, Icon.Part.png Part module, Icon.Product.png Product module, and Icon.Work Order.png Work Order module. The change log for the current item is then displayed and can be filtered by typing into the search field at the bottom of the window.

Audit Trail.png


  1. In any Fishbowl Client, open the Icon.Plugin.png Plugin module, located in the Integrations group.
  2. Select the Icon.Audit Trail.png Audit Trail plugin and click Install.
  3. Completely close all Fishbowl Clients.
  4. Exit the Fishbowl Server by right-clicking the Fishbowl Server tray icon and selecting Exit.
  5. After re-opening the Fishbowl Server, admin users can see the new Audit Button.png Audit button in the toolbar at the top of the following modules.
    Audit button on part toolbar.png
  6. To make these buttons visible for other user groups, enable the Report Audit access rights in the Icon.User Group.png User Group module.


  • Deleted item(s) on orders are not logged events in the database and cannot be shown
  • Changes to existing item(s) (with the exception of deletion) on orders are logged events and are shown
  • Initial adding of item(s) are not logged events on orders and cannot be shown
  • Orders imported into Fishbowl will not have audit history until there has been changes made to the order within Fishbowl after import

Release Notes

2020.3.X – 04-15-2020 - Fishbowl 2020.3
  • Added dialog when no audit history is available to display