Rkhunter

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Download Source: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/rkhunter/rkhunter-1.3.2.tar.gz

Contents

Introduction to Rkhunter

rkhunter is a security monitoring and analyzing tool.

Project Homepage: http://www.rootkit.nl/

Dependencies

Required

Recommended

Optional

Non-Multilib or Multilib

Run the install script as a privileged user to install rkhunter.

./installer.sh --layout /usr --install

Configuring

Update the rkhunter databases.

rkhunter --update

Runtime options are defined in the rkhunter configuration file. Edit this file to change the behavior of rkhunter.

Add entries to your (f)crontab to periodically run rkhunter.

# Run rkhunter update every Friday at 2:00 am.
& 00 02 * * fri /usr/bin/rkhunter --update
# Run rkhunter as a cronjob every Friday at 3:00 am.
& 00 03 * * fri /usr/bin/rkhunter --cronjob

Contents

Installed Directories: /usr/lib/rkhunter, /var/lib/rkhunter
Installed Programs: rkhunter

Short Descriptions

rkhunter is a script for security monitoring and analyses of your system.
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