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The Classes of Container Monitoring

When discussing container monitoring, we need to talk about the word “monitoring.” There are a wide array of practices considered to be monitoring between users, developers and sysadmins in different industries. Monitoring — in an operational, container and cloud-based context — has four main use...
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Incron can let you know when files or folder have been modified.

How to Use Incron to Monitor Important Files and Folders

I’ve seen it happen: a Linux server is taken over by a rootkit and no one was the wiser...at least not until some errant behavior occurred or something outside of the company reported an oddity. After some serious digging, you find out the rootkit has modified a few files or directories and the...
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Learn how to use auditd for system monitoring.

Linux System Monitoring and More with Auditd

One of the keys to protecting a Linux system is to know what’s going on inside it -- what files change, who accesses what and when, and which applications get run. Incrond was used up until some years ago for the former, but, despite rumors to the contrary, development seems to have stopped since...
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