Checking System Integrity with tripwire
In the previous article, I introduced file integrity utilities and demonstrated how to install the tripwire utility. Let's carry on where that article left off.
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"The premise behind tripwire is that a database is
"initialized" using the parameters contained in a policy file. This
initialization takes a snapshot or baseline of the files on the
system. You then periodically do an "integrity check" to see which files
have changed, investigating why any files have changed."
(Submitted by darealh0ba Mon Mar 24, 2003 )
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