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Re: Useful logs to monitor activity

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  • lalunas10
    ... and similar programs can improve SSH security significantly. These websites will also point you to guides how to
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 25 11:43 AM
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      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "harley_t_dog" <harley888@...> wrote:

      > Can anyone advise me on the security risks of leaving the port (22 I
      > think) open to the internet? Also, can someone point me to the
      > pertinent logs that display activity, such as logins/attempts and file
      > transfers. I found these once before for the ftp server but cannot now.

      <http://denyhosts.sourceforge.net/> and similar programs can improve SSH security
      significantly. These websites will also point you to guides how to improve (Open)SSH
      security.

      The log you're looking for is /var/log/auth.log.

      -Andre
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