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Introduction

The Entry Type value is generated by NetAnalysis® and identifies the type of entry the record relates to. The following table briefly outlines each type.

 

Entry TypeInformation
AppCache

These entries relate to application cache.

HTML5 introduces application cache, which means that a web application is cached, and accessible without an internet connection. Application cache gives an application three advantages:

  1. Offline browsing - users can use the application when they are offline
  2. Speed - cached resources load faster
  3. Reduced server load - the browser will only download updated/changed resources from the server
AppCacheEntry
Archived This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to archived history entries stored in the Archived History database (Chrome v1 - 36).
Image AddedAutocomplete PredictorThis is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to autocomplete network action predictor entries stored in the Network Action Predictor database.
Autofill Profile 

Chromium based browsers allow autofill profiles to be saved so that forms can be quickly completed from a drop-down list of saved profiles.

BackgroundTransferApi 

This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact. The Background Transfer API enables advanced download and upload transfer capabilities within an app. See the following for further information:

Bookmark This entry relates to a bookmarked web page or website.
Bookmark FolderThis entry relates to a folder for storing bookmarks.  Most browsers allow the user to store their bookmarked pages in a folder hierarchy.
Image RemovedCache 
Image RemovedCookie 
Image RemovedCredit Card Image AddedBookmark LabelThis is a Sleipnir on Mac OS X browser artefact. The entry relates to a user defined bookmark label.
Image AddedBookmark Label GroupThis is a Sleipnir on Mac OS X browser artefact. The entry relates to a user defined bookmark label group.
Image AddedBookmark SeparatorThis entry relates to a bookmark separator item. Some browsers allow the user to manage bookmarks by adding separators to help distinguish different bookmark categories from each other.
Image AddedBookmark TagMany Mozilla based browsers allows the user to categorize their bookmarks by adding tags to help identify them.
Image AddedCacheThis entry relates to an item which has been cached. A cache is a repository for storing data that is used to expedite the process of retrieving that data. Caches are used to speed up the browsing process so that data does not have to be fetched from its original location every time a page or cached object is requested.
Image AddedCookie

This entry relates to a cookie. A cookie is the term given to describe a type of message that is sent from a website to a browser when browsing a web page. If the server requests that the message persists, it is stored by the browser. When the user re-visits the page, the browser sends the message back to the web server to indicate a previous visit.

Image AddedCredit CardChromium based browsers allow autofill credit card information to be saved so that forms can be quickly completed from a drop-down list of saved credit cards.
Cross-Domain 

This is a 360 Browser cross-domain cookie artefact.

Daily This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact relating to a daily visit entry.
Dependency Entry These entries relate to pre-resolve and pre-connect data in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. As the browser processes the HTML of a top-level page, it must perform a number of operations to be able to download the additional resources (dependencies) required to display the page.
DOM Store Web storage and DOM storage (Document Object Model storage) are web application software methods and protocols used for storing data in a web browser. Web storage supports persistent data storage, similar to cookies but with a greatly enhanced capacity and no information stored in the HTTP request header.
Download This entry relates to artefacts which have been downloaded via the web browser.
Favicon A favicon, also known as a shortcut icon, website icon, tab icon or bookmark icon, is a file containing one or more small icons associated with a particular website or web page.
Favorite Image RemovedFeedplat 

A favorite entry is an artefact from the Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser which allows the user to save bookmarks to favourite web pages for later retrieval.

It can also be an Opera browser artefact relating to a favorite entry stored in the favorites.db database (Opera v15 - 32).

Image AddedFavorite FolderA favorite folder entry for the Microsoft Edge browser relates to a folder for storing bookmarks. The user can organise their Favorites into folders.
Image AddedFeedplatThis is an Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact relating to RSS feeds.
Form History 

Most browsers can save information every time the user completes a form so that the next time they access a form, they will see a drop-down list of options to choose from.

Image AddedGalleryThis is an Opera Neon browser artefact. The entry relates to the screenshots and web page shortcuts saved by the user into the web browser's gallery.
History Image RemovedIndex This entry relates to a standard history visit.
Image AddedHistory ProviderThis is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to autocomplete candidates which have been sourced from the user's history stored in their History Provider Cache.
Host Image RemovedIECompatCache 

This is a Mozilla based browser artefact which relates to host entries taken from either the user's history or bookmarks.

(info) This is not related to the Host scheme found in Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge daily history entries.

Image AddedIECompatCacheThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact which relates to the browser Compatibility View list. This is a list of sites that will be displayed in Compatibility View. Sites which appear in the Compatibility View list are sites for which other users have clicked the Compatibility View button. This list is updated automatically by Microsoft and is not necessarily related to any visits made by the user.
IECompatUA 
IEFlipahead This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact. Flip ahead allows the user to explore favorite websites like they would a magazine. By implementing flip ahead, the web developer enables their users to flip through a news article or an online catalogue, regardless of their actual location on the page. Visitors no longer need to click a Next button to go to the next page.
IETldCache This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact. This data is not related to user activity and is generated by Microsoft.
Image AddedIndex

This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to entries containing text based content from web pages stored in the History Index database (Chrome v1 - 29).

It can also be a Safari browser artefact containing text based content from web pages that the browser uses for indexing and searching.

Input History 

This is a Mozilla based browser artefact which relates to URLs typed by the user.

LeakThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact. Leak entries relate to cache or cookie entries that have been scheduled for deletion and have not yet been removed by the cache scavenger.
Image AddedLogged In Predictor

This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to logged in predictor entries stored in the Network Action Predictor database.

Login Data This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to website login username and password entries.
Logins 

This is a Mozilla based browser artefact which relates to website login username and password entries stored in the logins.json file (Firefox v32.0+).

Logins Disabled 

This is a Mozilla based browser artefact which relates to host entries stored in the logins.json file for which the user has declined to store login information (Firefox v32.0+).

MasterThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact. Master entries relate to master history entries.
Image AddedNote

This is an Opera browser artefact which relates to user created notes (Opera v7 - 12).

Image AddedNote FolderThis is an Opera browser artefact which relates to a folder for storing notes.  This allow the user to store their notes in a folder hierarchy (Opera v7 - 12).Image RemovedPrivacIE
 Image AddedNote SeparatorThis is an Opera browser artefact which relates to a note separator item. This allows the user to manage notes by adding separators to help distinguish different categories of notes from each other (Opera v7 - 12).
Image AddedPage IconThis is an Opera Neon browser artefact. The entry relates to the icons associated with a particular website or web page.
Image AddedPermission

Mozilla based browsers allow the user to adjust the default permissions for a website to be overridden. This entry relates to the user adjusted permission settings.

Image AddedPrivacIEThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact and relates to InPrivate Filtering. InPrivate Filtering helps prevent the websites a user visits from automatically sending details about the visit to other content providers.
Reading List This relates to a Reading List entry. During a browsing session, if the user identifies a page to be viewed at a later date, they can add it to a Reading List.
Reading List (View) 
Image RemovedRedirect 
Image RemovedSearch Engine 
Image RemovedSearch History 
Image RemovedSearch Term 
Image RemovedServer Address This entry relates to web pages which has been added to the Reading List whilst in Reading View mode. Reading View mode allows the user to view a page in a clutter-free, reader-friendly view.
Image AddedRecovery StoreThis entry relates to Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge. The Recovery Store file contain information relating to browsing sessions. It was designed to allow the browser to recover from a crash and re-open tabs. Each Recovery Store file contains information relating to various tab sessions. The tab session files contain information relating to the various tabs that have been visited along with their order. See the Tab Entry Type.
Image AddedRedirectThis entry relates to server-side redirects.
Image AddedRegistryThis entry relates to browser artefacts read from the Windows Registry.
Image AddedResource Prefetch Predictor

This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to resource prefetch predictor entries stored in the Network Action Predictor database.

Image AddedSaved PageWhen closing the application, some browsers prompt the user and ask if they wish to save the open page(s) (such as 360 Security browser). This entry relates to pages that have been saved by the user so that they can be visited at a later date.
Image AddedSearch Engine

This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to search engine keyword entries stored in the Web Data database.

Image AddedSearch TermThis entry relates to a search term history entry.
Image AddedSegment UsageThis is a Chromium based browser artefact. It stores URL segment information which is used for the most visited page view in the web browser.
Image AddedServer AddressThis is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to Google Wallet autofill address entries stored in the Web Data database.
Server Credit CardThis is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to Google Wallet autofill credit card entries Image Removedstored in the Web Data database.
Image AddedSessionThis is a Mozilla based browser artefact and relates to a user's browsing session.  A session can have windows, tabs and cookies which will be recorded as separate Window, Tab, Tab History and Cookie entries.
Shortcut 

This is a Chromium based browser artefact which relates to Omnibox shortcut entries.

Sign On

This is a Mozilla based browser artefact which relates to website login username and password entries stored in the sigons.sqlite database (Firefox v3 - 31).

Sign On Disabled This is a Mozilla based browser artefact which relates to host entries stored in the sigons.sqlite database for which the user has declined to store login information (Firefox v3 - 31).
Stash 

This relates to an Opera browser artefact which allows the user to store web pages to be viewed at a later date (Opera v15 - 26).

Tab

This entry type is used by a number of different browsers and relates to an individual tab.  For most browsers, each tab will have a history of visits which will be recorded as Tab History entries; in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge the visit history is recorded as Travel Log entries.

Image RemovedThumbnail
 Image AddedTab GroupThis is a Sleipnir on Mac OS X browser artefact. The entry relates to a user defined tab group.
Image AddedTab History

This entry type is used by a number of different browsers and relates to the visit history of a tab.

Image AddedTab RoamingThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge artefact. It relates to Roaming Tabs and is similar to the Tab Entry Type. It will have a number of Travel Log entries relating to the history of this Roaming Tab.
Image AddedThumbnailThis is an artefact which relates to the thumbnail image used in Speed Dial or Top Sites entries.
Top Site 

This is a Safari and Chromium based browser artefact which relates to the top most visited website entries.

Top Site Removed Image RemovedTravelLog This is a Safari browser artefact which relates to website entries that the user has chosen to remove from their top most visited websites.
Image AddedTouch IconThis is similar to a favicon and is a file containing a small icon associated with a particular website or web page. It is usually used on mobile devices.
Image AddedTravel LogThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge browser artefact. A Travel Log entry relates to a visit for a specific Tab. The Information panel/column will provide further information about the Tab this Travel Log entry relates to.
Typed History This entry relates to a typed history entry.
User Data This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact.
View Source This is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact generated when a user views the source of a web page (normally by right-clicking on the page and selecting view source).
VLink 
Image RemovedWebData 
Image RemovedWeekly This is an Opera browser artefact and represents a visited link (Opera v4 - 12).
Image AddedWeeklyThis is a Microsoft Internet Explorer/Edge browser artefact. These entries relate to weekly history visits.
Image AddedWindowThis is a Safari and Mozilla based browser artefact and relates to an individual window.  Each window will have tabs which will be recorded as Tab entries.
Wpnidm This is a Windows 8/Windows 10 artefact which relates to push notifications for tiles.