[Linux-cluster] Equivalent of Sun /dev/console logs & audit trail
sunhux at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 14:55:07 UTC 2008
I used to capture logs shown on a Sun servers /dev/console (bootup,
& shutdown messages amongst them) by using a smaller Sun server to telnet to
a terminal server which is connected to the "to be captured" Sun servers'
Is there any equivalent for Linux? Can I connect up to Com1 or Com2 ports
of the PC server hardware running Linux?
When the auditor requires "audit trail", do they normally ask for "psacct" &
"sudo" logs only or what? Kindly share what your auditors/security guys
asks for when they ask for audit trail.
I come from OpenVMS background & to me "audit trail" means screen logging
& keylogging everything that's entered by System Admin/support personnel
(in Unix equivalent, the moment you login, you issue
"script logfile; then do whatever ...; exit" - the scripted logfile is
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