9.3. Performing Integrity Checks
To initiate a manual check, enter the following command as
aide --checkAIDE found differences between database and filesystem!! Start timestamp: 2017-04-07 17:11:33 Summary: Total number of files: 104892 Added files: 7 Removed files: 0 Changed files: 52 ...
At a minimum, AIDE should be configured to run a weekly scan. At most, AIDE should be run daily. For example, to schedule a daily execution of AIDE at 4:05 am using
cron(see the Automating System Tasks chapter in the System Administrator's Guide), add the following line to
05 4 * * * root /usr/sbin/aide --check