I believe I am incorrect. I checked further and it looks like $daily_status_security_portaudit_enable defaults to YES in the portaudit script so it should run fine. Everything seems to be working. I don't know why I thought it wasn't running before. Sorry for the trouble. Thanks.
On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at 5:42 PM, kareemy <kare...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am using FreeBSD 7-RELEASE. I installed portaudit. The FreeBSD > handbook stated that during the install process, the configuration > files for periodic will be updated, permitting portaudit output in the > daily security runs. > > portaudit was not run in my daily security runs. There is no mention > of portaudit in /etc/periodic.conf or /etc/defaults/periodic.conf. I > read /usr/local/etc/periodic/security/410.portaudit and found that it > references 3 variables: > daily_status_security_portaudit_enable > daily_status_security_portaudit_expiry > daily_status_security_portaudit_user > > I can't find those variables defined anywhere in any periodic.conf > file. I understand I can just manually add > daily_status_security_portaudit_enable="YES" to my periodic.conf and > be good to go. But I am wondering about the discrepancy with the > Freebsd handbook. > > Is the FreeBSD handbook out of date or incorrect in this regard or is > there another reason why portaudit didn't update the periodic config > files? > > Thanks, > Kareem Dana > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"