augenrules - a script that merges component audit rule files


   augenrules [--check] [--load]


   augenrules  is  a  script  that merges all component audit rules files,
   found in the audit rules  directory,  /etc/audit/rules.d,  placing  the
   merged file in /etc/audit/audit.rules. Component audit rule files, must
   end  in  .rules  in  order  to  be  processed.  All  other   files   in
   /etc/audit/rules.d are ignored.

   The  files  are concatenated in order, based on their natural sort (see
   -v option of ls(1)) and stripped of empty and comment (#) lines.

   The last processed -D directive  without  an  option,  if  present,  is
   always  emitted  as the first line in the resultant file. Those with an
   option are replicated in place.  The last processed  -b  directive,  if
   present,  is  always  emitted as the second line in the resultant file.
   The last processed -f directive, if present, is always emitted  as  the
   third  line in the resultant file.  The last processed -e directive, if
   present, is always emitted as the last line in the resultant file.

   The generated file is only  copied  to  /etc/audit/audit.rules,  if  it


          test if rules have changed and need updating without overwriting

   --load load old or newly built rules into the kernel.


   /etc/audit/rules.d/ /etc/audit/audit.rules


   audit.rules(8), auditctl(8), auditd(8).


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