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Re: Cron-standard package to replace current tasks in 'cron'

On Wednesday 09 March 2005 15:20, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
>  - Basic system accounting (implement in sysstat)
>  - Basic logfile reporting (implemented through logcheck)
>  - Basic security checks (implemented through checksecurity and Tiger)
>  - Integrity file monitoring (through tripwire, aide, integrit or samhain)
>  - Check if the system is up-to-date (using cron-apt or apt-watch,
>           this requires an Internet connection)
> - Basic database backups (for both MySQL and PostgreSQL if they are
> installed)
> Following mechanisms similar to those described at
> http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/database/RHDB-2.1-Manual/admin_user/back
>up.ht ml
> - Basic filesystem analysis (checksecurity implements this but it should
>   probably be moved here)
> Like in: http://shelldorado.com/scripts/cmds/checkfs.txt
> - System's user accounting (maybe using sac?)

Why {c,sh}ouldn't they be implemented as cron.daily scripts in the respective 

Regards, David
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