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troubleshooting Question

MD5 hash checking

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sunhux asked on
Linux OS DevLinux SecurityOS Security
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Refer to attached script.

Q1:
Somehow I felt it does not build a base MD5 database (as baseline)
of all files in the server or does it?

Q2:
Can it be run on RHEL 5.x, 6.x & Solaris x86 or some syntax
needs to be modified?

Q3:
Is it CPU & IO intensive?  Will it help reduce the impact on system
load if run with "nohup nice ./script_name > /tmp/a.txt 2>a.err"  ?

Q4:
What's the usual practice after building a baseline of the MD5,
do we run this script daily, weekly or ?

Q5:
If files get modified, say by authorized applications & tools, does
it get flagged out or only those files that are maliciously modified
are flagged?

Any enhancement to the attached is welcome
hashcheck.zip
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