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        Lynis - Run an system and security audit on the system


       lynis --check-all(-c) [other options]


       Lynis  is an auditing tool for Unix (specialists). It checks the system
       and software configuration and logs all the found  information  into  a
       log  file  for  debugging  purposes,  and  in a report file suitable to
       create fancy looking auditing reports.  Lynis can be run as a  cronjob,
       or  from  the command line. It needs to have full access to the system,
       so running it as root (or with sudo rights) is required.

       The following system areas may be checked:

              - Boot loader files

              - Configuration files

              - Common files by software packages

              - Directories and files related to logging and auditing


       --auditor <full name>
              Define the name of the auditor/pen-tester. When a full  name  is
              used, add double quotes, like "Michael Boelen".

       --checkall (or -c)
              Lynis  performs  a  full  check  of the system, printing out the
              results of each test to stdout. Additional information  will  be
              saved into a log file (default is /var/log/lynis.log).

              In  case  the  outcome  of a scan needs to be automated, use the
              report file.

       --check-update (or --info)
              Show program, database and update information

              Perform automatic scan with cron safe  options  (no  colors,  no
              questions, no breaks).

              Do not use colors for messages, warnings and sections.

              Redirect all logging information to /dev/null, prevent sensitive
              information to be written to disk.

       --quick (-Q)
              Do a quick scan (don’t wait for user input)

       --quiet (-q)
              Try to run as silent as possible, showing  only  warnings.  This
              option activates --quick as well.

              Optimize screen output for light backgrounds.

       --tests TEST-IDs
              Only  run  the  specific test(s). When using multiple tests, add
              quotes around the line.

       Multiple parameters are allowed, though some  parameters  can  only  be
       used  together  with others. When running Lynis without any parameters,
       help will be shown and the program will exit.


       There are no known bugs. Bugs can be reported directly to author.


       Lynis is licensed under the GPL v3 license  and  under  development  by
       Michael Boelen.


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