Auditing *Nix Systems in Under 2 Minutes

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May 18, 2017 | Views: 3616

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Want to do a quick comprehensive audit for your *nix workstation or server? Granted, more than 100 controls will be tested, but use Nix Auditor.

Steps:

1.  Download the script https://github.com/XalfiE/Nix-Auditor

 

2.  Make the script executable – using chmod +x

 

3. Run the script – ensure you are root for comprehensive results

4. Analyze the results under the following headings:

  • Kernel info
  • Kernel versions
  • Specific release information
  • Current user/group info
  • Users that have previously logged onto the system
  • All users and uid/gid info
  • Group memberships:
  • General CIS Checks (over 100 security checks)
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2 Comments
  1. Profile image for nethesh

    Thanks it’s helpful

  2. RHEL 6 & 7 already come with the free NIST validated SCAP tool “oscap” that can check compliance against STIG or CIS/C2S etc.

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