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how to know who clear the content of the DNS configuration file?

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Would you please tell me how to know who change the content of some file in linux?
i install  dns server on my computer and some one clear all content of my DNS configuration file.how to know who did that?
thanks so much
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No such way in general.
What You can try is to look into users $HOME/.bash_history files for suspcious command. But I guess only root could do that, then I would rather look into /var/log/secure log for sudo entries. Math the date with last modification of the dns config file.
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