[CentOS] system config report

David Miller dmiller at ccim.us
Tue Dec 30 18:50:38 UTC 2008


Thanks Barry. Yeah that looks pretty close to what I'm looking for.
Funny how that slipped by me. Putting combinations of "system" "audit"
"report" "config" etc don't make for useful google results. And here I
should have tried apropos.

On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 8:09 PM, Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Dec 2008, David Miller wrote:
>
>> Long ago when I was an AIX admin we had a script we ran every 6 months
>> or so and it created what we called the "System Book". It had every
>> possible configuration option. While acknowledging that on a whole it
>> was overkill documentation, if we ever had to rebuild the systems we
>> knew *exactly* how the old one was set up to compare it to if we had
>> problems.
>>
>> I'm looking to do something similar for my CentOS boxes. Or better
>> yet, see if someone has already done something similar. I've poked
>> around google and sourceforge on and off for a couple of months but
>> haven't found much. The discussion lately about 'hwinfo' jogged my
>> memory. Anyone know of something like this? A template, even? An old
>> project that hasn't been updated but could be brought up to date?
>
> man sosreport
> man sysreport
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