On a server hosting a wide range of websites, I often see IO becoming a bottleneck without being able to identify the processes responsible of IO operations with tools such as iotop, iostat or sar. I ...
We have a hacker occasionally attempting to hack a site, and so far unsuccessful, but I would like a way to determine if the site has been compromised (i.e., files edited). The type of attacks are LFI ...
I'm currently in choosing of HIDS ( Host-based intrusion detection system ). I'm discovery etckeeper on my ubuntu. My question is: Which of HIDS can trace each file on the filesystem? E.g. keep ...
A script where we need to come up with a way for the disk space monitoring to be smarter. On smaller file systems, we still want to alert at 90% full, but on larger file sytems, we should only alert ...
I am working on a unix server and I guess during some time in past the file system had been full. However, I need some solid data to prove it. Will there be any OS logs or something of that sort to ...
Is it possible to monitor user actions on the file system and prevent him from performing particular actions? Can inotify only monitor actions on the file system? What about fanotify? There's very ...
How do I detect new files in a folder with a bash script? I would like to process the files as soon as they are created in the folder. Is this possible to do so or do I have to schedule a script with ...
There's an application on my system which keeps creating an empty ~/Desktop directory again and again. I can't stand capital letters in my home, nor I can stand this “desktop” thingy. So, as picky as ...