Troubleshoot - by Hostrare
Lynis is an open-source safety auditing tool. Its main purpose is to audit and develop Unix and Linux-based policies. It scans the method by performing many protection key checks. Samples include searching for connected software and manage possible configuration defects.
Many tests are part of common safety guidelines and examples, with on top added security tests. After the scan, a report will be performed with all identified conclusions.
Available authentication systems
Expired SSL certifications
Outdated or unsafe software bundles
Time configuration and proper functioning of NTP daemon
User stories without an identification
Incorrect file permissions
Since the complexity of auditing complex methods and programs, Lynis is generated on BSD and Linux.
This tool is examined or verified to work with at least:
AIX, Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Solaris. View the website for the full list of questioned working methods.
SSH to your server as root user.
#tar -zxvf lynis-1.5.9.tar.gz
Audit/Scan your server now
# ./lynis -c
For more help
[+] Initializing program
–auditor “” : Auditor name
–check-all (-c) : Check system
–no-log : Don’t create a log file
–profile : Scan the system with the given profile file
–quick (-Q) : Quick mode, don’t wait for user input
–tests “” : Run only tests defined by
–tests-category “” : Run only tests defined by
–no-colors : Don’t use colors in output
–quiet (-q) : No output, except warnings
–reverse-colors : Optimize color display for light backgrounds
–check-update : Check for updates
–debug : Debug logging to screen
–view-manpage (–man) : View man page
–version (-V) : Display version number and quit
–plugin-dir “<path”> : Define path of available plugins
–upload : Upload data to central node
See man page and documentation for all available options.
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