Re: Linux Baseline

From: wcb (
Date: 05/16/05

Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 02:41:48 -0500

mkavish wrote:

> I would like to create a baseline of a brand new linux install.
> This is what i plan to make a baseline of:
> /home
> /etc
> /usr/local
> /var
> /root
> /boot
> then doing a netstat to capture what ports are currently open:
> netstat -a -n > /root/Baseline/netstat-baseline
> Are there any other items that I should include in my base line before
> I put this server on the wire?


/var is where your logs are.
Don't bother with them as they will start to change immediately anyway.

When I shake my killfile, I can hear them buzzing!
Cheerful Charlie