Re: 3 security Qs

From: Peter Jones (jonespr@optus_sk_home.com.au)
Date: 12/20/01


From: Peter Jones <jonespr@optus_sk_home.com.au>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 19:40:42 +1000


>> 2. If I see that at 4am syslogd was restarted. should i be worried? my
>> guess would be a definite YES! but redhat 7.2 is strange (after a
>> fresh install/update sendmail which wasn't supposed to run connected
>> to my DNS servers?!)
>
> When does your system rotate files? That was probably why syslog was
> restarted.

For RH systems, 4am! :-)

Pete.

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