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Old 05-09-2010
shell script for monitoring users activities

hi I need a shell script which runs perpetually in background and monitors different aspects of different users on different files and their usages

for example say there r 3 users

so i want when they log in i.e. their log in time and their file access, modify and change log of each file of a specific directory. I also want from which system they r from i.e. their IP address [when u log from a remote machine]

plz help...................
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Old 05-09-2010
last will supply you with the login time, protocol and remote location...so you can focus on the means of the file monitoring...
# 3  
Old 08-27-2010
Hi,

Use script command to log shell commands.
e.g.
script -a <path_of_log_file>

thanks,
Shah
# 4  
Old 08-27-2010
Some OSes have auditing subsystems that offer such things. There are also IDSes (Intrusion Detection System) like tripwire etc. that can monitor similar things.

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