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SSH monitor

Terminal - SSH monitor
ssh root@server 'tail --max-unchanged-stats=10 -n0 -F /var/log/auth.log ' | grep Accepted | while read l ; do kdialog --title "SSH monitor" --passivepopup "$l" 3; done
2009-07-10 14:25:35
User: skygreg
Functions: grep read ssh
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SSH monitor

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umm. point? watch users login and pass auth?

Comment by linuxrawkstar 316 weeks and 4 days ago

er... two things...

1) This requires non-password authentication if you're wanting to put it in a script rather than firing it manually.

2) DO NOT ENABLE THE root ACCOUNT OVER SSH. It's far less retarded to make auth.log group readable and do this via a user account in the $(stat -c %G /var/log/auth.log) group.

Other than that, not a bad concept.

Comment by TheMightyBuzzard 316 weeks and 4 days ago

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