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Reload audit_control file or audit service without reboot?

Posted on 2011-09-11
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We are running solaris 10 and we are currently auditing everything under the sun on this box.The /var/adm/auditlog was almost 5GB! I made some adjustments to the the /etc/security/audit_control file to tone down the different functions being audited.

How can I reload this file\service without rebooting so that the changes take affect?

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woolmilkporc earned 2000 total points
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Does

audit shutdown

then

audit start

work?

wmp
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by:IT_Telephonics
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Thanks for pointing me in the right direction. The 'audit' command doesn't have a shutdown option however -s reads in the control file again. That was it!
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