PHTN-30-000014 - The Photon operating system audit log must log space limit problems to syslog.

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Information

It is critical for the appropriate personnel to be aware if a system is at risk of failing to process audit logs as required. Without this notification, the security personnel may be unaware of an impending failure of the audit capability, and system operation may be adversely affected.

Satisfies: SRG-OS-000046-GPOS-00022, SRG-OS-000344-GPOS-00135

Solution

Navigate to and open:

/etc/audit/auditd.conf

Ensure the 'space_left_action' line is uncommented and set to the following:

space_left_action = SYSLOG

At the command line, run the following commands:

# killproc auditd -TERM
# systemctl start auditd

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_VMW_vSphere_7-0_Y23M07_STIG.zip

Item Details

References: CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000139, CCI|CCI-001858, Rule-ID|SV-256491r887147_rule, STIG-ID|PHTN-30-000014, Vuln-ID|V-256491

Plugin: Unix

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