[CentOS] Deleting contents of /tmp on shutdown
tdukes at sc.rr.com
Sun Dec 13 03:10:19 UTC 2009
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Keith Keller
> Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2009 9:19 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Deleting contents of /tmp on shutdown
> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 07:35:51PM -0500, Thomas Dukes wrote:
> > Thanks for the link. It's a little over my head though.
> No it isn't. The main thing you need is
> mount -t tmpfs -o size=100M,mode=0755 tmpfs
> You would adjust size to be the size of the vmdisk you want,
> and adjust /var/www... to be /tmp. If you want this on boot,
> put the appropriate entry into /etc/fstab:
> tmpfs /var/www/www.example.com/cache tmpfs size=100M,mode=0755 0 0
> (same adjustments here)
> > 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.
> Perhaps your system is not as simple as you think it is. ;-/
Guess I'd better brush up on my vi commands in case I have to boot from a
rescue disk. :-)
Just guessing here, but to do this, I need to add:
tmpfs /tmp tmpfs size=100M,mode=0755 0 0
To my /etc/fstb and cross my fingers?
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