ActionTrail allows you to create a single-account trail, a multi-account trail, or a platform event trail as required.
The following table describes the differences among a single-account trail, a multi-account trail, and a platform event trail.
|Item||Single-account trail||Multi-account trail||Platform event trail|
|Scenario||An individual user can create a single-account trail to deliver events to a Log Service
Logstore or an Object Storage Service (OSS) bucket.
An individual user can create multiple single-account trails to achieve the following goals:
|After an enterprise creates a resource directory, the master account can create a multi-account trail to deliver events of all member accounts in the resource directory to a Log Service Logstore or an OSS bucket.||An individual user can create a platform event trail to deliver events that are generated when the Alibaba Cloud O&M team maintains services for users to a Log Service Logstore.|
|Enabling method||Each Alibaba Cloud account can create single-account trails.||After an enterprise creates a resource directory and establishes an organizational structure in the resource directory, the enterprise management account can create a multi-account trail in the ActionTrail console.||Submit a ticket or ask your sales manager to add you to the whitelist of users who can create a platform event trail.|
|Supported Alibaba Cloud services||Alibaba Cloud services that support ActionTrail||Alibaba Cloud services that support ActionTrail||OSS, Elastic Compute Service (ECS), ApsaraDB RDS, Container Service for Kubernetes (ACK), Container Registry (ACR), and E-MapReduce|
|Account allowed to create trails||Alibaba Cloud account||Enterprise management account||Alibaba Cloud account|
|Types of events to be delivered||Events that are generated when an individual user uses the Alibaba Cloud Management Console, API operations, or developer tools to access and manage Alibaba Cloud services.||Events that are generated when an enterprise user uses the Alibaba Cloud Management Console, API operations, or developer tools to access and manage Alibaba Cloud services.||Events that are generated when the Alibaba Cloud O&M team maintains services for users.|
|Scope of events to be delivered||Events of the current account||Events of all member accounts||Platform events of the current account|
|Storage service for delivered events||
|Maximum number of trails allowed||Five in each region||One in each region||One for all regions|
|Storage path in an OSS bucket||
|Default name of a Log Service Logstore||