Preparing audit.rules

Hi to all of you,
I'm preparing new files Audit rules in the /etc/audit/audit.rules file.
The syntax I'm using is: auditctl -w path_to_file -p permissions -k key_name
example -w /etc/libaudit.conf -p wa -k wlib.conf

My question is: if I use the following syntax without specifing the permission option (-p)
auditctl -w path_to_file -k key_name what is the default permission value used?

Sounds a strange question but this is what I've been asked.
Bye  and thanks
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permissions are the permissions that are logged by auditd.

r — read access to a file or a directory.
w — write access to a file or a directory.
x — execute access to a file or a directory.
a — change in the file's or directory's attribute.

So there basically won't be any logging for the above if you should decide to leave out -p.


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