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Re: space_left_action



On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 16:23 -0400, Steve Grubb wrote:
> On Thursday 30 July 2009 04:13:54 pm LC Bruzenak wrote:
> > Good news: When I set the space_left_action to syslog and crossed the
> > boundary, I got a syslog message on the next audit event. Subsequent
> > events did not generate any further syslog messages.
> >
> > Then I freed up disk space, sent in a few events for good measure
> > (thinking it would reset the flag) and once again filled the disk past
> > the threshold.
> > Bad news: I didn't get the message again.
> 
> Did you do a  "service auditd resume" ?
> 
> > Should this behavior have happened as I expected and another log message
> > get into the messages log? Or as coded would the auditd need restart?
> 
> You shouldn't need to restart it, but you should tell it to resume.
> 
> -Steve

Thanks for the info Steve!

I would think the manual resume option appropriate definitely for the
"suspend" option...but not really the syslog.

Is there a reason to not have it reset if the space is freed?

So if eventually I need to patch this, would you:
1: accept a change?
2: also want another parameter like "autoresume_on_space_free = false"
to preserve this behavior?

Thanks,
LCB.

-- 
LC (Lenny) Bruzenak
lenny magitekltd com


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