[CentOS] Deleting contents of /tmp on shutdown
tdukes at sc.rr.com
Sun Dec 13 00:35:51 UTC 2009
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> Thomas Dukes wrote:
> >> I have the /tmp in memory, which effectively deletes everything on
> >> reboot. Maybe another solution?
> >> Cheers Didi
> > Hi Didi,
> > I read that was an option also. How would I move my /tmp to RAM?
> > TIA
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> +1 for tmpfs :)
> Heres an example:
Thanks for the link. It's a little over my head though. I run a simple
system that requires very little involvement on my part.
Today, I found upd.pl in my tmp directory. The date was oct 09. I also
found my /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow had been changed with a user of
0Profile added. I deleted the old files and restored those from backup. I
ran my chkrootkit and installed mod_security. SSH is not running so I don't
know how this happened.
I'm running CentOS 5.4 and everyone should check their system!!
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