From: JustinMacCarthy (macarthy at domain iol.ie)
Date: Thu 23 Aug 2001 - 11:46:24 IST
> I seem to get an error with somethign called tripwire, it mails lots of
> messages to the root mail, an example mail is below.
> I've had a quick read of the man page and it seems that this tripwire is a
> file integrity checker. Sounds important!!!
Tripwire is a ids (intrusion detection) system. It checks the checksums of
files against a db of checksum (that is signed) check out the website
> What I'd like to know is is this essential for the running of a
> production/non-production system. Can I take it out of /etc/cron.daily ?
> Also do I just remover files from /etc/cronXXX to stop them from being
Depends on lots of stuff ; in general : production: yes non-production: no
but it depends on your network...
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.6 : Thu 06 Feb 2003 - 13:11:47 GMT