Connection Logging in Solaris 10 & 11 - Beginner


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You do not need auditing.
All system access should go through PAM. The standard PAM logging is already a (wrong) comment in /etc/syslog.conf:
Activated it looks like this:
Code:
auth.info                       ifdef(`LOGHOST', /var/log/authlog, @loghost)

Caution, the big space consists of TABs!

kill -HUP or reload/restart the syslogd.

It makes sense to add a rotation to /etc/logadm.conf, for example:
Code:
authlog -C 4 -a 'pkill -HUP syslogd' /var/log/authlog

Being in /etc/logadm.conf - I recommend to also rotate wtmpx (for the last command):
Code:
/var/adm/wtmpx -C 12 -c -p 1m -s 10m

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Hi,

In it's simplest form the information that you require should be available from the last command, an example of the output would be;

Code:
farrells  sshd         10.148.36.183    Fri Sep  6 17:00 - 17:10  (00:09)
farrells  sshd         fbakirmflwd3.eur Fri Sep  6 16:59 - 16:59  (00:00)
farrells  sshd         fbakirmflwd3.eur Fri Sep  6 16:59 - 16:59  (00:00)
mccready  pts/139      10.148.36.190    Fri Sep  6 14:59 - 15:08  (00:09)
mccready  sshd         10.148.36.190    Fri Sep  6 14:59 - 15:08  (00:09)
e421669   pts/202      10.150.134.161   Fri Sep  6 13:28 - 17:27  (03:59)
e421669   sshd         10.150.134.161   Fri Sep  6 13:28 - 17:27  (03:59)
mccready  pts/189      10.148.36.190    Fri Sep  6 12:33 - 12:47  (00:13)
mccready  sshd         10.148.36.190    Fri Sep  6 12:33 - 12:47  (00:13)
mccready  pts/152      10.148.36.190    Fri Sep  6 11:03 - 11:09  (00:06)
mccready  sshd         10.148.36.190    Fri Sep  6 11:03 - 11:09  (00:06)
farrells  pts/76       10.148.36.183    Fri Sep  6 10:55 - 18:12  (07:17)
farrells  sshd         10.148.36.183    Fri Sep  6 10:55 - 18:12  (07:17)
farrells  pts/124      10.148.36.183    Fri Sep  6 09:43 - 18:12  (08:29)
farrells  sshd         10.148.36.183    Fri Sep  6 09:43 - 18:12  (08:29)
oracle    sshd         cathvs-dbadev    Fri Sep  6 07:04 - 07:06  (00:02)
oracle    sshd         cathvs-dbadev    Fri Sep  6 07:04 - 07:04  (00:00)

wtmp begins Fri Sep  6 07:04

You will notice a combination of hostnames and IP Addresses, this is dependent on how the DNS is configured.

Depending on how your logging is setup, you may have to filter the output as there can be more data than you require captured.

Some configuration of the services can be done using inetd and inetadm should you require more details on this then using the man utility is probably where to start.

It should be noted that these files can be very large and any operations on the files can take a significant time, particulary when searching through them and extracting data. The availability of the data may also be limited due to the log rotation policy.

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