Chapter 17. Software -Securities/System Integrity

Table of Contents
17.1. Linux Tripwire 2.2.1
17.2. Configure the /var/tmp/install.cfg file
17.3. Configuration files
17.4. Configure the /usr/TSS/policy/twpol.txt file
17.5. Securing Tripwire for Linux
17.6. Integrity or Interactive Check Mode
17.7. Installed files

A typical Red Hat Linux server installation handles approximately 30,400 files. At their busiest times, administrators can't check the integrity of all system files, and if a cracker has accessed your server, he or she can install or modify files without your knowledge with some effort. Since such a possibility exists a few programs have been created to respond to this kind of activity.