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Re: auditd.conf/audispd.conf question...



On Wednesday, October 06, 2010 09:36:18 pm Jim Richard wrote:
> I have a quick question about the name_format parameter in audispd.conf.
> When selecting options that require a dns lookup are these issued for each
> record, or is the dns lookup issued one-time at startup? If dns lookup is
> done for each record I'd prefer to use USER and NAME to force the issue,
> though if not I'd rather just use the same file on all my servers.

Its done at the beginning of the event loop so that it never needs to be 
looked up again.


> I want to log both locally and to a central server. So which file should
> this be specified in /etc/audit/auditd.conf or /etc/audisp/audispd.conf or
> both?

Both. They are independent of each other.
 
-Steve


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