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Re: Linux-PAM and syslog (POSIX) (fwd)



   Date: Fri, 27 Mar 1998 21:42:09 -0500 (EST)
   From: "Steve \"Stevers!\" Coile" <scoile@patriot.net>

   >Why?  Because you might want all security-related log messages to go to
   >a single file, and thus use a separable facility.  That makes it much
   >easier for auditing systems to scan for security "events".

   What defines a "security-related log message"?  *Anything* could
   potentially be significant in a security context.

Sorry, I should have been more precise.  Because in some contexts it
might make sense for all PAM messages to go to its own facility, so that
they can be looked at separately.

						- Ted



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