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Re: [vox-tech] Tripwire or equivalent
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Re: [vox-tech] Tripwire or equivalent

On Tuesday 29 June 2004 07:10 pm, Lewis Perdue wrote:
> Back when our server was originally cracked, someone suggested that we look 
> at tripwire to monitor things once we had a clean install ... well, we've 
> got a clean install, but our investigation of Tripwire shows a GIANT 
> corporate Dilbert empire with layer upon layer of obfuscation and a set of 
> sticky hurdles to clear before even getting an evaluation unit ... they 
> boast of being able to monitor 2,500 servers, but Geez, folks how about 
> something for one or two servers?

I thought tripwire was GPL?


> Isn't there an open-source alternative for this bloatware poster child? 
> Even something that does a simple checksum kinda thing on key system and 
> .conf files would be welcome.

If you go to freshmeat.net and enter "intrusion detection"
into the search box you'll see a ton of choices.  Perhaps
someone else has specific recommendations....

-- Rod
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