[CentOS] secure file not updating
Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED
m_d_berger_1900 at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 13 14:44:02 UTC 2008
On Fri, 12 Dec 2008 22:43:46 -0600, Barry Brimer wrote:
>> On my Centos 5 server, the secure file has not updated since Dec 10.
>> This despite the fact that I run an sshd server that I access many
>> times per day. Most peculiar is the fact that a swatch monitor that I
>> run on the secure file catches plenty of lines. It is as if when
>> swatch catches a line in the file, the line is removed from the file
>> and the modification date is set back. Hard to believe. Any ideas?
> What is the output of "lsattr /var/log/secure"? Do you have SELinux
> enabled, and are there any corresponding lines in
# lsattr /var/log/secure
selinux is disabled
/var/log/audit/audit.log appears to have lines describing a login
I did a few minutes ago, and its modification date is correct.
# ls -l /var/log/secure
-rw------- 1 root root 18950 Dec 10 12:38 /var/log/secure
Sat Dec 13 09:42:36 EST 2008
I remain mystified.
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