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audit(4)						     Kernel Interfaces Manual							  audit(4)

       audit - audit log interface

       This is a special character device that provides an interface for the audit daemon process, to the kernel audit buffers.

       This  device  should  be  readable  and writable only by root, to protect access by nonsystem processes.  The major number assigned to this
       device must correlate with the corresponding major number designation in the system kernel.

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audit_data(4)							   File Formats 						     audit_data(4)

audit_data - current information on audit daemon SYNOPSIS
/etc/security/audit_data DESCRIPTION
The audit_data file contains information about the audit daemon. The file contains the process ID of the audit daemon, and the pathname of the current audit log file. The format of the file is: pid>:<pathname> Where pid is the process ID for the audit daemon, and pathname is the full pathname for the current audit log file. EXAMPLES
Example 1: A sample audit_data file. 64:/etc/security/audit/server1/19930506081249.19930506230945.bongos FILES
/etc/security/audit_data ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Obsolete | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
audit(1M), auditd(1M), bsmconv(1M), audit(2), audit_control(4), audit.log(4) NOTES
The functionality described on this manual page is internal to audit(1M) and might not be supported in a future release. The auditd utility is the only supported mechanism to communicate with auditd(1M). The current audit log can be determined by examining the configured audit directories. See audit_control(4). The functionality described on this manual page is available only if the Basic Security Module (BSM) has been enabled. See bsmconv(1M) for more information. SunOS 5.10 14 Nov 2002 audit_data(4)
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