[CentOS] reinventing the wheel? page checker

Fri Jun 22 01:34:49 UTC 2012
Kahlil Hodgson <kahlil.hodgson at dealmax.com.au>

On 22/06/12 07:59, Bob Hoffman wrote:
> On 6/21/2012 12:44 PM, Keith Roberts wrote:
>> On Thu, 21 Jun 2012, Bob Hoffman wrote:
>>> To: CentOS at centos.org
>>> From: Bob Hoffman<bob at bobhoffman.com>
>>> Subject: [CentOS] reinventing the wheel? page checker
>>> Not sure if there is an app like this yet.
>>> I want to keep tabs on my web applications and thought of using a 'page
>>> checker'/
>> *snip*
>>> Anything out there like that?
>> http://www.changedetection.com/
>> HTH,
>> Keith

If its a security thing, you probably want an host based IDS.

My current favourite is

Samhain (http://la-samhna.de/samhain/)

It is a little tricky to set up initially -- you have to read all the 
documentation first and compile it specifically for your target (it is 
aggressively paranoid) -- but it can be configured to use multiple 
logging channels, it knows about ACls and SELinux contexts, and version 
3 uses inotify so resource impact is minimal.  Also can be configured to 
just look at your web root and ignore your uploads directory.

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