lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
From: barrie at (Barrie Dempster)
Subject: write events log to CD?

On Mon, 2004-08-30 at 04:15, Ali Campbell wrote:
> Sending logs to a printer makes the most sense to me. Absolutely 
> unhijackable, and a good use for that old 9-pin dotmatrix and 2000 
> sheets of traction feed paper you have in the cupboard.

Unless at some point you actually want to examine your logs.
Even a moderately busy production server will produce so much crap from
that printer that it would be a nightmare to examine, if you had any
sort of incident. Not to mention all that wasted paper.

I know that you can dump event logs to a file, I seem to recall it being
scriptable too, although scripting the actual burning may be the issue
However most good server versions of backup software will let you dump
your event logs to their backup medium, which could be a CD-R.

If an incident does occur, event logs aren't a terribly great source of
information, you'd be much better off paying attention to your IDS/IPS
Barrie Dempster (zeedo) - Fortiter et Strenue

[ gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x96025FD0 ]
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url :

Powered by blists - more mailing lists