VCEM-67-000006 - ESX Agent Manager must generate log records for system startup and shutdown.

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Logging must be started as soon as possible when a service starts and as late as possible when a service is stopped. Many forms of suspicious actions can be detected by analyzing logs for unexpected service starts and stops. Also, by starting to log immediately after a service starts, it becomes more difficult for suspicious activity to go unlogged.


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Below the last line of the 'PreStartCommandArg' block, add the following line:

'StreamRedirectFile' : '%VMWARE_LOG_DIR%/vmware/eam/jvm.log',

Restart the appliance for changes to take effect.

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Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000169, Rule-ID|SV-239377r674625_rule, STIG-ID|VCEM-67-000006, Vuln-ID|V-239377

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: 7d57f596d541a919533d0429253bc61175794ba64595b5e5f27f7d4d62eaab9f