rkhunter daily cron

John Horne john.horne at plymouth.ac.uk
Sun Oct 9 20:11:34 UTC 2011

On Sun, 2011-10-09 at 17:20 +0100, Frank Murphy wrote:
> rkhunter is run with cronjob daily.
> Have checked:
> /etc/cron.daily/rkhunter
> but it's run with a script
> not the usual crontab * ** .setup.
> Looked at
> http://rkhunter.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/rkhunter/rkhunter/files/FAQ
> Should I just replace the script with my own cronjob times?
> as per some of the examples.

If you installed the rkhunter RPM package (either via yum or by
downloading it) then I would just use what is supplied with the package.
The supplied cronjob is fine, why change it? The fact that it is a
script in cron.daily is no problem.


John Horne, Plymouth University, UK
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