I wrote a powershell script which archives files not accessed within a period of days, it first determines which files meet the criteria, then it moves the file to the archive location leaving a shortcut in the original location. Very user-friendly :)
Today Virtual Center suddenly stopped responding to our clients. When I tried to restart the Virtual Center Server service it wouldn't start, error message: Couldn't logon with supplied account...strange because nothing changed, at least not that I was aware of.
The logfile of my firewall was > 1GB so I archived it and echo'd ( echo > firewall.log ) a new one.
After the cleanup no messages where logged to the new firewall.log file, strange because nothing changed in the configuration.
AIDE is widely used to verify the integrity of the system/configuration files.
What AIDE basically does is take a "snapshot" of the state of the system, register hashes, modification times and other data regarding the files defined by the administrator. This "snapshot" is used to build a database that is saved and (usually) stored in an external device.
In this article I will describe how to configure and use AIDE on a RedHat system....
For a while now the synchronization of updates which are initiated by SCCM via WSUS are terribly slow. It takes hours and hours after SCCM is ready to deploy new updates to the clients caused by a WSUS databases of which the last maintenance job was run probably after the installation a few years ago.
The possibility to look in an other users crontab is only priveleged to the root user. As the root user this can be done with the command crontab -l -u <username>. When multiple users working on the same system it could be desirable to see what cron jobs other users added to the system....