This topic describes the release history of major ActionTrail features and provides links to the relevant documentation.

March 2020

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
Multi-account trails Supports delivering the operations logs of all member accounts in a resource directory of an enterprise to the specified Object Storage Service (OSS) bucket or Log Service Logstore. March 2020 All

February 2020

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
More supported Alibaba Cloud services Supports tracking and recording events for more Alibaba Cloud services. February 2020 All Supported cloud services and events
Optimized engine for online event queries Allows you to set multiple query criteria with multiple options selected for a single criterion at a time. February 2020 All Query historical events through the ActionTrail console or LookupEvents operation

January 2020

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
Notifications for event delivery Supports sending notifications for event delivery. After you subscribe to this feature, you will receive notifications through a Message Service (MNS) topic when ActionTrail delivers events to the specified OSS bucket. January 2020 All Create a single-account trail
OSS server-side encryption Supports server-side encryption for events delivered to OSS buckets. January 2020 All Create a single-account trail

December 2019

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
Integration with the ECS console Allows you to view the event logs that correspond to an Elastic Compute Service (ECS) instance in the ECS console. December 2019 All Query historical events in the ECS console
Multiple trails Allows you to create up to five trails in each region. You can create trails to track and record different types of events that occur in different regions. Then, you can deliver them to the specified OSS buckets or Log Service Logstores based on your business requirements. December 2019 All Create a single-account trail
Region selection for trails Allows you to select one or more regions in which events are tracked and recorded for the trails that you create based on your business requirements. December 2019 All Create a single-account trail
Online query of events that occur within 90 days Supports the online query of events that occur within 90 days without the need to create trails. The number of days that an event can be retained for query in the ActionTrail console is increased from 30 to 90. You can create trails to store the logs of events for a longer period of time and query them later. December 2019 All Query historical events through the ActionTrail console or LookupEvents operation

November 2019

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
Direct use of the service Provides direct use of the service for all valid Alibaba Cloud accounts without the need to activate ActionTrail. November 2019 All Billing
Best practices Provides best practices to help you use the ActionTrail service and learn more about the compliance audit in Alibaba Cloud. November 2019 All

October 2019

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
More supported Alibaba Cloud services Supports tracking and recording events for more Alibaba Cloud services. October 2019 All Supported cloud services and events

September 2019

Feature Description Released in Supported regions Documentation
Inner-ActionTrail Allows you to record and store operations logs of Alibaba Cloud services. This improves the transparency of O&M in the console. Currently, only operations logs of OSS are supported. You can submit a ticket to use this feature. September 2019 Regions in China Activate Inner-ActionTrail