Lynis Security Controls
KRNL-5830 - Required system reboot
If this test shows up, a reboot of the system is required. Schedule down time for a reboot.
How to solve
Schedule a reboot of the system. See lynis.log for the related packages why a system has to be rebooted.
- Check for required reboot on Debian and Ubuntu (Determine if a system needs to be rebooted)
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