[Pkg-aide-maintainers] Bug#442376: Bug#442376: aide: Unnecessary output in low-verbosity mode
wohler at newt.com
Sun Nov 25 04:04:54 UTC 2007
As you noticed from a previous email, I'm finally working on aide again.
Marc Haber <mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2007 at 08:23:03AM -0700, Bill Wohler wrote:
> > I reinstalled aide and used the Debian configuration per your suggestion.
> > MAILSUBJ="Daily AIDE report for $FQDN"
> > MAILTO=root
> > QUIETREPORTS=yes
> > COMMAND=update
> > COPYNEWDB=ifnochange
> > LINES=1000
> > NOISE=""
> > AIDEARGS="-V3"
> > UPAC_CONFDIR="/etc/aide"
> > UPAC_CONFD="$UPAC_CONFDIR/aide.conf.local.d"
> > After spending many hours suppressing output of transient postfix and
> > mailman files and other nominal activities, I finally got aide not to
> > report any changes in a 5 minute period.
> Care to submit your rules for inclusion in the aide packages?
I will be glad to do so once I stop editing them :-).
> > However, I still got an email, appended below, so it appears that
> > QUIETREPORTS=yes is not working as advertised.
> > In addition, I would have expected the COPYNEWDB=ifnochange to update my
> > database in this case, but as you can see, it didn't:
> > [root at tassie:505]# l -tr
> > total 10296
> > -rw------- 1 root root 5250884 Sep 17 07:46 aide.db
> > -rw------- 1 root root 15823 Sep 17 07:51 aide.conf.autogenerated
> > -rw------- 1 root root 5250869 Sep 17 07:57 aide.db.new
> This looks like the aide cron job on your system does not properly
> detected that there were no changes. aide in etch does not give
> meaningful return values, so the cron job has to parse aide's output.
> This has been changed since then, so you might find lenny's aide
> backported to etch helpful.
I've just installed 0.13.1-8 with apt-get source. Unfortunately, as
reported in #442214, I always get the following report:
Once that message goes away, I'll be able to determine if this upgrade
closed this issue for me.
Bill Wohler <wohler at newt.com> http://www.newt.com/wohler/ GnuPG ID:610BD9AD
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