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Old 06-22-2006, 11:23 AM   #1
asheesh.tyagi
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Keeping record of deleted files


Hi everybody
I have a filer for linux and windows hosts.i want to know that is there any
way of keeping record of deleted files like who and when someone deleted some file.
i am using nfs and samba.and is it possible to collect deleted files to a folder
like recycle bin.

Thanks
 
Old 06-22-2006, 12:45 PM   #2
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You can modify rm to move the file to a "recycle bin" folder and make an entry into a log. Then make an unrm to move the file back to where it was according to the log..
 
Old 06-22-2006, 09:00 PM   #3
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Knowing that the file "abc.txt" got deleted is of little value compared to what data existed in abc.txt, and along those lines, how exactly would knowing that a given file was deleted be helpful?

I suspect the real issue here has to do with backups........
 
Old 06-23-2006, 04:40 AM   #4
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This machine is a filer which contains many samba shares. on every share 30 - 35 pepole has rw access and due to
some limitation i can't set sticky bit on these sahares. so i want to have a record of deleted files so that
we can know that who deleted the file.we have regular backup so data restoration is not a problem.

"You can modify rm to move the file to a "recycle bin" folder and make an entry into a log. Then make an unrm to move the file back to where it was according to the log."
can this be used with samba shares also.
 
  


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