Syslog vs Auditd

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amedix
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Syslog vs Auditd

Post by amedix » 2019/05/23 09:54:10

Hi,

I would like to know what's the differences between syslog and auditd.

I've found some articles in the net but it's still not clear in my mind :?: .


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aks
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Re: Syslog vs Auditd

Post by aks » 2019/05/23 18:05:10

Um, syslog is a general logger while auditd is an auditing program. Syslog *may* "miss" things, auditd has more definable control as to what can get "missed" when bad things happen.

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