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Re: bash_history to track users
From: Sebastian Hans <hanss () in tum de>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 15:33:30 +0100

Joe Szilagyi wrote:
Hi,

Sorry for the delay in getting back to this. I want to log this activity on
a Red Hat server where multiple users log in as 'root'. Not really hunting
for malicious activity, just to see if the bash_history can record the login
IP or hostname. Some users come in from different locations, so it's more of
a security/activity accounting thing. For the time being, worries about
users trying eliminate the history aren't really a concern, simply logging
the activities of users coming in from different hosts (and separating their
commands by host) is.

You'd probably be better off using sudo and correlating this with logs
from sshd if that's how they log in.

Seb
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