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17.1. Linux Tripwire 2.2.1

This version of Tripwire has significant product enhancements over previous versions of Tripwire. Some of the enhancements include:

  • Multiple levels of reporting allow you to choose different levels of report detail.

  • Syslog option sends information about database initialization, database update, policy update and integrity check to the syslog.

  • Database performance has been optimized to increase the efficiency of integrity checks.

  • Individual email recipients can be sent certain sections of a report.

  • SMTP email reporting support.

  • Email test mode enables you to verify that the email settings are correct.

  • Ability to create multiple sections within a policy file to be executed separately.

These installation instructions assume:

  • Commands are Unix-compatible.

  • The source path is /var/tmp -other paths are possible.

  • Installations were tested on Red Hat Linux 6.1 and 6.2.

  • All steps in the installation will happen in super-user account root.

  • Tripwire version number is 2.2.1

These are the Package(s) you need to install:

Tripwire Homepage:
You must be sure to download: Tripwire_221_for_Linux_x86_tar.gz

To Compile Tripwire-2.2.1, you do need to Decompress the tarball tar.gz.:
           [root@deep] /#cp Tripwire_version_for_Linux_x86_tar.gz /var/tmp
           [root@deep] /#cd /var/tmp
           [root@deep ]/tmp# tar  xzpf Tripwire_version_for_Linux_x86_tar.gz

Note: After the decompression of Tripwire you will see the following files in your /var/tmp directory related to Tripwire software:

package directory
Tripwire tar.gz file Tripwire_version_for_Linux_x86_tar.gz.

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