Ensure system is disabled when audit logs are full - 'admin_space_left_action = halt'

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The auditd daemon can be configured to halt the system when the audit logs are full.


In high security contexts, the risk of detecting unauthorized access or nonrepudiation exceeds the benefit of the system's availability.


Set the following parameters in /etc/audit/auditd.conf:

space_left_action = email
action_mail_acct = root
admin_space_left_action = halt

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