Access rights for system logs

Glen Turner gdt at
Mon Feb 28 09:56:05 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-02-27 at 23:20 +0100, Till Maas wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 12:30:43PM -0700, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> > Were you thinking of just /var/log/messages? or all log files? 
> > Or all syslog written files? or ?
> > 
> > If you are talking all log files, I would suggest making this into a
> > feature for f16, since it's going to require coordinating a bunch of
> > changes of packages to have the right group ownership of their log
> > files. 
> It is only required for log files that are not world-readable.

The existence of /var/log/secure suggests that the policy is not as
simple as one group owning all file files.

 Glen Turner

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