Data types

Different data types are used to store information in audit messages.

Type Description
UI32

Unsigned long integer (32 bits); it can store the numbers 0 to 4,294,967,295.

UI64

Unsigned double long integer (64 bits); it can store the numbers 0 to 18,446,744,073,709,551,615.

FC32

Four-character constant; a 32‐bit unsigned integer value represented as four ASCII characters such as "ABCD."

IPAD Used for IP addresses.
CSTR

A variable-length array of UTF‐8 characters. Characters can be escaped with the following conventions:

  • Backslash is \\.
  • Carriage return is \r.
  • Double quotes is \ʺ.
  • Line feed (new line) is \n.
  • Characters can be replaced by their hexadecimal equivalents (in the format \xHH, where HH is the hexadecimal value representing the character).