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Old 06-16-2010
Track user

Hi, i suddenly realized that a directory is deleted unfortunately there are many user have pervilages on this directory
is there a way to track the user who delete this directory
or atleast from now can i enable something so that i can track from now

I think there is way from /etc/syslog.config but not sure

can anyone suggest?

Enviroment :AIX 5L
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Old 06-16-2010
(Im root here)
van12:/home/vbe $ chmod 1755 dir1
van12:/home/vbe $ exit #(Now I not root anymore...)
van12:/home/vbe $ cd dir1
van12:/home/vbe/dir1 $ ll
total 144
drwxr-xr-t    3 root     system          256 Jun 16 18:19 .
drwxr-xr-x   49 vbe      staff         69632 Jun 16 18:19 ..
drwxrwxr-x    2 vbe      syso            256 Jun 16 18:19 dir2
van12:/home/vbe/dir1 $ id 
uid=280(vbe) gid=2000(syso) groups=0(system),1(staff),2(bin),8(cron),9(printq),11(lp),60(o
van12:/home/vbe/dir1 $ rmdir dir2
rmdir: 0653-609 Cannot remove dir2.
The file access permissions do not allow the specified action.
van12:/home/vbe/dir1 $

Last edited by vbe; 06-16-2010 at 01:32 PM.. Reason: typo
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Old 06-16-2010
syslog isn't going to help you here. Nor is auditing users .bash_history or other related files, since those are easily removed by the user, or can be set to not be written.

You're going to need to set up the audit subsystem. This can be complex, but there are many webpages and lots of documentation.

Check out Use auditing to track reads and writes in a file, for example.

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