NewsForge: Check Your Filesystems' Integrity with afick
Feb 21, 2005, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"With new threats showing up every day, administrators find it
increasingly hard to establish continued trust with their
filesystems. Luckily, it's easier than you might think to maintain
omniscient control of your filesystem. Through effective use of a
filesystem integrity checker, you can keep a watchful eye on every
aspect of an important machine's filesystem.
"There are several filesystem integrity checker applications,
both commercial and open source. I chose to deploy afick, because
it is written in Perl, which makes it lightweight and easily
portable between different operating systems..."