Any high-level and cross-platform wrappers for security event auditing

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Any high-level and cross-platform wrappers for security event auditing – Managing your servers can streamline the performance of your team by allowing them to complete complex tasks faster. Plus, it can enable them to detect problems early on before they get out of hand and compromise your business. As a result, the risk of experiencing operational setbacks is drastically lower.

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There exists some high-level wrappers for system file events, for here it is an example of usage of Listen ruby gem:

Listen.to('some/path', 'some/another/path', :filter => [/.tmp$/]) do |modified, added, removed|
  ...
end

Does there exist such thing for monitoring, for example, “permission denied” events?

Solution :

FreeBSD: Yes, as usual the Handbook is your friend. Handbook: Security Event Auditing.

Linux: It depends on what you’re looking for, Linux doesn’t have a simple interface like FreeBSD, but you can get all the same information. Depending on what you’re looking for it may be distro and version specifc too. The information may be different across distros. So, ‘it depends’ is the best I can give you.

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