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Monitor CentOS root activity through SSH

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Last Modified: 2014-03-14
Hello,

I have a contractor working on a server and using root access. Right now I have imperfect solution of using 'tail -f /root/.bash_history' > log.txt through ssh. I need to have a live streaming record of all system calls and terminal commands for the root activity on a remote server through ssh.

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