Filesystem tracking?

Rick Stevens rstevens at
Fri Jul 15 16:56:14 UTC 2005

Peter Farič wrote:
> Hi!
> I have a Fedora core 1 fileserver which serves files through samba to 
> windows clients. Is there a way to track filesystem changes done by the 
> clients? I would like to log everything clients do on the filesystem 
> such as deleting, creating, changing of files preferably by username or 
> IP address.
> BTW: I'm looking for something that wouldn't slowdown the server to much.
> Any ideas?

Look at gamin (replacement for fam).  Unfortunately, FC4 has no man
pages for it (now THAT'S stupid!), but /usr/share/doc/gamin* has
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