November 15, 2006

How to log user activity using process accounting

Anonymous Reader writes "Intrusions can take place from both authorized and unauthorized users. My personal experience shows that unhappy user can damage the system, especially if they have a shell access. Some users are little smart and removes history file (such as ~/.bash_history) but you can monitor all user executed commands. This article shows how to log user activity using process accounting. It allows you to view every command executed by a user including CPU and memory time. You can easily find out which commands used to take down your system with these utilities."



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