Security Controls

LOGG-2138 - Kernel logger (klogd)

Description

For most Linux systems the kernel log daemon is used. Newer Linux versions may not include this kernel logger, but have an alternative to capture kernel related events. In that case, this control can be ignored. For all other systems it is advised to check why the kernel log daemon is not running.

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Logging

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