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Old 2nd November 2009, 09:10 PM
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Run auditd as non-root user?

Can the audit daemon (auditd) be run by a non-root user? I'd like to create a special user who only run the audit daemon. Is that possible?

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Old 3rd November 2009, 11:24 PM
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The only reason Auditd exists is to ship kernel messages to /var/log/audit/. W/o running the daemon AVC messages end up in /var/log/messages. I wonder for what compelling reason(s) you would want to make it run under a different account in the first place?..
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