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audit_warn - alert when audit daemon issues warnings

 

NAME

      audit_warn - alert when audit daemon issues warnings
 

DESCRIPTION

      The audit_warn script runs when auditd(8) generates warning messages.
 
      The default audit_warn is a script whose first parameter is the type of
      warning; the script appends its arguments to
      /etc/security/audit_messages.  Administrators may replace this script: a
      more comprehensive one would take different actions based on the type of
      warning.  For example, a low-space warning could result in an email mes‐
      sage being sent to the administrator.
 

FILES

      /etc/security/audit_warn
      /etc/security/audit_messages
      audit(4), auditd(8)
 

HISTORY

      The OpenBSM implementation was created by McAfee Research, the security
      division of McAfee Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc. in 2004.
      It was subsequently adopted by the TrustedBSD Project as the foundation
      for the OpenBSM distribution.
 

AUTHORS

      This software was created by McAfee Research, the security research divi‐
      sion of McAfee, Inc., under contract to Apple Computer Inc.  Additional
      authors include Wayne Salamon, Robert Watson, and SPARTA Inc.
 
      The Basic Security Module (BSM) interface to audit records and audit
      event stream format were defined by Sun Microsystems.
 

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