autrace - a program similar to strace
autrace program [-r] [program-args]...
autrace is a program that will add the audit rules to trace a process
similar to strace. It will then execute the program passing arguments
to it. The resulting audit information will be in the audit logs if the
audit daemon is running or syslog. This command deletes all audit rules
prior to executing the target program and after executing it. As a
safety precaution, it will not run unless all rules are deleted with
auditctl prior to use.
-r Limit syscalls collected to ones needed for analyzing resource
usage. This could help people doing threat modeling. This saves
space in logs.
The following illustrates a typical session:
autrace /bin/ls /tmp
ausearch --start recent -p 2442 -i
and for resource usage mode:
autrace -r /bin/ls
ausearch --start recent -p 2450 --raw | aureport --file --summary
ausearch --start recent -p 2450 --raw | aureport --host --summary