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Re: users logs



so you mean no way for having each command hit by each users except getting
bach_history file !!!
because i want to get my system more secure and seeing each user what he
does or what he is doing in shell
Thx!

On Tue, Jun 9, 2009 at 4:40 PM, mark <m roth2006 rcn com> wrote:

> Abdelkader Yousfi wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > How can we know on RHEL what each users is doing on the system (commands,
> > file accessing...etc)?
> > Thanks!
>
> Are you talking about *every* *single* *command* (assuming we're not
> talking X
> here, but shell), or just when they issue commands with root privilege?
>
> If the latter, they should be using sudo most of the time, and then
> everything
> will be logged in /var/log/secure.
>
> If you mean the former, that's inane. They started doing that at a major
> corporation I worked at in '03, allegedly as part of their SOX
> (Sarbanes-Oxley)
> compliance, and it's a bad joke; it's more 'if anyone ever asks, we'll bury
> them under so much info that they'll never find what they're looking for".
>
> Really - what do you actually *need* to know? What are you trying to
> achieve?
> Logging everything that everyone does, say, by copying their .bash_history
> file
> every few minutes, or adding a shell wrapper that logs it, the way the
> company
> I worked for did, for more than a handful of people will *bury* you.
>
> While we're at it, though I hate it, are you using selinux?
>
>        mark
>
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Best Regards,
Abdelkader

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