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The gorm-envers Grails plugin add auditting functionality to GROM in your Grails application using Hibernate Envers. The only thing you need to do is add @Audited annotation to the Domain Class that you want to audit. Hibernate Envers will create audit table in the Database for the annotated domain and log all change history.

Owner: yingliang-du | 0.3 | Mar 31, 2016 | Package | Issues | Source | License: Apache-2.0

dependencies {
    compile 'org.grails.plugins:gorm-envers:0.3'



A Grails Plugin for Auditing GORM Domain class using Hibernate Envers. This plugin only work with Grails 3 or later.

Using the gorm-envers plugin in your Grails application

Add the release version of the plugin dependency in build.gradle

compile ("org.grails.plugins:gorm-envers:0.3") {
	exclude module: 'hibernate-core'
	exclude module: 'hibernate-entitymanager'

Build from source

Install gorm-envers plugin on your machine

git clone
cd gorm-envers-grails-plugin/gorm-envers
grails clean
grails compile
grails install

Add the installed plugin dependency in build.gradle

compile ("org.grails.plugins:gorm-envers:0.4-SNAPSHOT") {
	exclude module: 'hibernate-core'
	exclude module: 'hibernate-entitymanager'

Audit domain classes in your Grails application

Add @Audited annotation to the domain class you want to audit

That is it!

Auditing methods added to domain classes

  • findAllRevisions()
  • isAudited()
  • findCurrentRevision()
  • findRevisionNumberForDate()

Demo after install gorm-envers plugin

cd pathto/gorm-envers-grails-plugin/demo
grails> clean
grails> compile
grails> run-app
  • Grails application running at http://localhost:8080
  • Do CRUD operation on AuditedDomain and NonAuditedDomain with Grails default interface
  • Check out the Database Console in browser at: http://localhost:8080/dbconsole
  • Notice the audit table for AuditedDomain had been created: AUDITED_DOMAIN_AUD, and change history of that domain object was loged into this table