Re: Passwd Change -> Email

From: John Madden (
Date: 08/31/01

From: John Madden <>
To: "Administrator" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Passwd Change -> Email
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 15:29:08 -0500
Message-Id: <0108311529085F.05525@weez>

> I am wondering if anyone has a program that will set a linux computer to
> email to a specified account when the passwd/shadow file changes. I
> have a linux box that I do not use everyday, and is a single hole in a
> firewall. The only port open is ssh and I want the box to email me if
> the password file changes. If anybody has an app that can do this I
> would be very appreciative. Thank you.

Any intrusion detection software could be configured to do this. Examples
are Tripwire and Viperdb.


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