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Re: audit collector startup help



On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 14:36 -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
> > Is there a HOWTO for activating the 1.7.5 aggregating feature?
> 
> Just the man pages.
> 
> > I believe that the collector needs to uncomment the lines
> > in /etc/auditd/auditd.conf and the senders/clients need to set
> > active=yes, remote=<IP-address> in the  audisp-remote.conf file.
> 
> The collector needs the listener configured in /etc/audit/auditd.conf:
> 
> tcp_listen_port = 1237
> 
> The clients need the audisp-remote module enabled and configured:
> 
> /etc/audisp/plugins.d/au-remote.conf:
> active = yes
> 
> /etc/audisp/audisp-remote.conf:
> remote_server = 192.16.1.12   (your server's IP, not mine ;)
> port = 1237  (or use some other port, up to you)
> transport = tcp
> 
> Additional options:
> format = managed
> network_retry_time = 1
> max_tries_per_record = 10
> max_time_per_record = 7
> 
> You'll have to enable the connection through tcp_wrappers as well, if
> you have that option enabled, as well as whatever firewall rules may
> apply.
> 

Thanks for the above.
I am only looking at the server/collector startup right now. 

> > However, my collector auditd fails on start;
> 
> Messages?

Not real helpful so far (/var/log/messages - any other place?):

Sep  9 13:41:15 fryspc auditd[3786]: Init complete, auditd 1.7.5
listening for events (startup state enable)
Sep  9 13:41:15 fryspc auditd[3786]: Cannot bind tcp listener socket to
port 1237
Sep  9 13:41:15 fryspc auditd[3786]: The audit daemon is exiting.


Thx!
LCB.

-- 
LC (Lenny) Bruzenak
lenny magitekltd com


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