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7.4. Starting the audit Service
auditdis properly configured, start the service to collect Audit information and store it in the log files. Execute the following command as the root user to start
service auditd start
Optionally, you can configure
auditdto start at boot time using the following command as the root user:
chkconfig auditd on
A number of other actions can be performed on
service auditd actioncommand, where action can be one of the following:
force-reload— reloads the configuration of auditd from the
rotate— rotates the log files in the
resume— resumes logging of Audit events after it has been previously suspended, for example, when there is not enough free space on the disk partition that holds the Audit log files.
try-restart— restarts auditd only if it is already running.
status— displays the running status of auditd.