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Old 08-06-2010, 08:42 AM   #1
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Smile Red Hat 5 SU Logs


Really new at Red Hat. Can anyone tell me where I cand find the SU Logs or how to direct SU activity (successful and bad) to a file?

A million thanks,
John
 
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authentications will go into /var/log/secure. afaik there's no (easy) way to specifically send su to a different file, as you're at the mercy of syslog fac and pri's alone with normal syslog. syslog-ng can do this now I think about it though, but in general I'd suggest you don't really want to do it anyway.
 
Old 08-06-2010, 09:45 AM   #3
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Smile I think I got what need

If I grep on the secure file for "su:" I get the data I need. Thanks for pointing me to the file it helped me extract what I needed.
 
  


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