How to Find Your Users’ Owned Files in Google Drive via Long Search

To look for a Users owned files, use the Long Search in Drive audit.
Select the User/Group/OU Search type.
Enter the user’s email address and select ‘Owned’, otherwise, it will bring up files he has access to as a reader, editor or owner.
use the Long Search in Drive audit
This will begin the long search, you can click on the refresh to update the UI, and when its finished click on the ‘Apply filter’ (Green button).
 click on the refresh to update the UI
Alternatively, to find files owned by a user you can use the normal filters in Drive Audit. Click on the ‘Apply Custom filters’ button and select the owner search parameter.
you can use the normal filters in Drive Audit
We have now showcased both methods, the Long Search is also used to find files owned by members of a Group or OU which is really helpful!

Comments

comments