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Running Auditd

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🌙 Lab

🗒 Tutorial


Auditd is a userspace system daemon that runs in the background generating logs about different activities performed on Oracle Linux.

These guides walk you through installation, configuration, and using auditd.


In this lab, you’ll learn to:

  • Install the audit packages
  • Manage the audit service
  • Create audit rules
  • Search the audit logs


  • A system with Oracle Linux 8 installed
  • a non-root user with sudo permissions