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RE: configuring Checksecurity to email reports to root

I've never used checksecurity, but I assume any reports
it creates will be sent to root.  Assuming you have root
aliased to a regular user account, that's where the reports
will end up.


Jeremy L. Gaddis     <jlgaddis@blueriver.net>

-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Srdic [mailto:linuxbox@telusplanet.net]
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 5:59 AM
To: Stephen Gran; debian-security@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: configuring Checksecurity to email reports to root

On January 12, 2002 02:28 pm, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Thus spake Stefan Srdic:
> > Hi,
> >
> > 	I was going through the Securing Debian HOW-TO and noticed the
> > on setuid check (4.11). I would like for the checksecurity script to
> > email root of any changes to the system. Will this work if I have
> > installed?
> >
> > Currently, exim forwards all mail  from root to my day-to-day user.
> > would like to be able to read any information that this script would
> > for me through kmail :D
> >
> > Has anybody set this up?
> >
> > Stef
> I'm fairly sure this is handled by /etc/aliases for exim.  I have
> lines like:
> postmaster: root
> root: steve #Steve being my ordinary account, obviously
> and it works great.  I think this is part of eximconfig, although I
> don't remember exactly.
> HTH,
> Steve

You might have misunderstood me, my question was, will the checksecurity
script that runs from cron e-mail it's report to root if I have exim

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