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Old 10-08-2011, 05:23 PM   #1
rediff08
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Logging in rhel5


Hey guys,
I was wondering if there was a way to ensure the following are logged through some commands in RHEL 5.

account creation and maintenance
log-in and log-out activity (success and failures)
Successful or unsuccessful attempts to access files
Remote access activity

I'm not sure if this is done by default in /var/log. If any one could help me, it would be great.
Thanks

Last edited by rediff08; 10-08-2011 at 07:33 PM.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 07:22 PM   #2
wagscat123
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Here's some help

I don't know a bunch of commands of the top of my head....
One command I do know is adduser. Type in
Code:
man adduser
for more info. If you hit enter with the man page displayed, you can find more info and likely more commands. Also, there is a series called Linux Toolbox. This book is where I originally got the
Code:
adduser
from is SUSE Linux Toolbox. (I don't have it for reference on me) I reccomend you get Fedora\Red Hat Toolbox. These books are loaded with commands and details organized by function. It is a must-have for me.
 
  


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